Pre Algebra

posted by .

What are the length and width of a rectangular dog pen with a perimeter of 38 feet where the length is 2 feet less than twice the width? Write and solve a multi-step equation for the problem.

  • Pre Algebra -

    2L + 2W = 38

    L - 2W = -2

    3L = 36

    L = 12

    2W = L+2

    2W = 14
    W = 7

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. algebra

    What is the width of a rectangle with a perimeter of 70 feet if its length is 1 foot?
  2. math

    John made a rectangular pen for his dog using 28 feet of fencing.If the width of the pen is 2 feet more than one-half the length,what are the length and width of the pen?
  3. Reposted - math - Ashley's question

    L=length w=width ============ eqn 1 is 2L + 2w = 28 eqn 2 is w= (1/2)L+2 =========== solve for L and w. Post your work if you get stuck.
  4. basic geometric

    10. a rectangle has width the same as a side of a square whose perimeter is 20m. the length of the rectangle is 9m. find the perimeter of this rectangle. 34. The width of a rectangular picture is one-half the length. The perimeter …
  5. geometry

    what do I do to solve this problem? I don't know how to work it out, so could somone show me hoe to work it out. Please help! the lenght of a rectangular playing field is 5 ft less than twice its width.the perimeter is 230 ft,so what
  6. algebra

    The length of a rectangular garden is 5 ft less than 3 times its width. If the perimeter of the garden is 22 ft, find the dimensions of the garden. I will start you off with... let the width be w, then the length is 3w - 5 I am pretty …
  7. Algebra

    Use the five steps for problem sovling. Christy’s plan for a rectangular dog pen is too small. The perimeter needs to be more than 118 feet. If the width should be nine feet shorter than the length, what should the length be?
  8. math

    The length of a rectangular area is 3 feet less than twice its width. The perimeter of the rectangle is 132 feet. Find the length and width of the rectangular area
  9. Algebra

    The perimeter of a rectangular garden is 35 feet. The length of the garden is 1 foot more than 2 times its width. Write an equation to represent the perimeter of the garden in terms of its width (w). What are the length and width of …
  10. Math asap

    2.David wants to build a pen for his goat. He wants the area of the pen to be 48 square feet. If the length and width of the pen are whole numbers, which of the following could be the perimeter of the pen?

More Similar Questions