math 8
posted by codey .
width of a desk is 5 in.greater than half the length. width is 37 in. what is length

W = Width
L = Length
W = 5 + L / 2
37 = 5 + L / 2 Subtract 5 to both sides
37  5 = 5 + L / 2  5
32 = L / 2 Multiply hoth sides by 2
64 = L
L = 64 in
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

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 onehalf the length. The perimeter … 
math
the length of a rectangular playing field is 5ft less than twice its width. If the perimeter is of the playing field is 230ft, find the lenght and width of the field. How would I even begin to set up the equatin let alone solve the … 
math
what would the dimensions of a retangle be whose perimeter is 50(P=50)inches when the length is 2x5 ane the width is unknown The width must be 25  (2x5) = 302x, since the sum of the length and width must be half the perimeter. … 
math
the length of a rectangle is 6 cm more than its width. the area is 11 cm squared. find the length and width. look at the post by anonymous at 8:55, it is almost the same as yours. Do it the same way. length= x+6 width=x x(x+6)=11 x^2 … 
math b
the function for the perimeter of a rectangle is given as P=4x+6 a) Give an expression for the length of the rectangle in terms of the width. b) If the width is half the length, state a function for both the width and length describing … 
math
the function for the perimeter of a rectangle is given as P=4x+6 a) Give an expression for the length of the rectangle in terms of the width. b) If the width is half the length, state a function for both the width and length describing … 
algebra
The length of a rectangle is 6 cm more than four times the width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 42 cm, what are its dimensions? 
math
Which two rectangles have an area of 72 square centimeters? 
math
the ratio of the length of a blanket to its width is 12 to 8. how many times greater is the length than the width of this blanket? 
Math
A rectangular shaped desk has a length of 36 inches and a width of 16 inches. A desk with a similar shape has a width of 24 inches. What is the length of this desk?