# algebra

posted by .

the perimeter of a rectangle is 226 inches. the length exceeds the width by 37 inches. find the length and the width.

• algebra -

P = 2L + 2W

226 = 2W + 2(W + 37)
226 = 4W + 74
226 - 74 = 4W
152 = 4W
38 = W

Take it from there.

## Similar Questions

1. ### 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 …
2. ### basic geometry

A rectangle has width the same asa a side of a square whose perimeter is 20m.the length of the rectangle is 9m. Find the perimeter of this rectangle. 34. The with of a rectangular picture is on-half the length . The perimeter of the …
3. ### algebra

The perimeter of a rectangle is 106 inches,the length exceeds the width by 7 inches, find the length and the width
4. ### algebra 1

the perimeter of a rectangle is 224 incles. the length exceeds the width by 64 inces. find the length and the width. the length is _____ inches and the width is _____ inches
5. ### algebra 1

I really need help with this one the perimeter of a rectangle is 224 incles. the length exceeds the width by 64 inces. find the length and the width. the length is _____ inches and the width is _____ inches
6. ### Math (algebra)

the perimeter of a rectangle is 202 inches. the length exceeds the width by 91 inches. find the length and width
7. ### math-algebra

The perimeter of a rectangle is 174 inches. The length exceeds the width by 11 inches. find the length and the width.
8. ### algebra

the perimeter of a rectangle is 182 inches the length exceeds the width by 59 inches find the length and the width
9. ### Basic Algebra

The width of a rectangle is x inches long. The length of that rectangle is 5 inches less than Twice the width. If the perimeter measures 26 inches, what is the measure of the length and width of the rectangle. Show all the work and …
10. ### Math

The length of a rectangle is 5 inches less than 3 times the width. The perimeter of the rectangle is 14 inches. Find the length and width of the rectangle. I did this: Length 3x-5; width 3x Then I did guess and check and came up with …

More Similar Questions