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the perimeter of a rectangle is twice the sum of its length and its width. the perimeter is 40 meters and its lenth is 2 meters more then twice its width. what is the length?

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p=2.(w+l) p=40 l=2+w 40=2(w+(2=w)divide by 2 20=2w=2 subtract by 2 18=2w divide by 2 l=2+w substitude w for 9 l=11 answer =11
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