# algebra

Suppose that the width of a certain rectangle is 1 inch more than one-fourth of its length. The perimeter of the rectangle is 32 inches. Find the length and width of the rectangle.

1. 👍
2. 👎
3. 👁
1. If the length is x, the width is 1 + x/4

So, 2(x + 1 + x/4) = 32
Now just solve for x and get the width.

1. 👍
2. 👎
2. 12

1. 👍
2. 👎
3. 31.25

1. 👍
2. 👎

## Similar Questions

1. ### Math

Shawna reduced the size of a rectangle to a height of 2 inch. What is the new width if it was originally 24 inch wide and 12 inch Tall?

2. ### Math

Express the area A of a rectangle as a function of the width W if the length of the rectangle is twice its width. Area A of a rectangle is ____ The wording has me really confused all I know is A= L*W I

3. ### Algebra

you can represent the width of a certain rectangle with the expression x + 2. the length of the rectangle is twice the width. what is the area of the rectangle? A.) 2x+4 B.) 2x^2+8 C.) 2x^2+8x+8 D.) 4x^2+16x+16 I'm not sure on the

4. ### Math 2

The rectangle below has an area of 30k^3+6k^2 The width of the rectangle (in meters) is equal to the greatest common monomial factor of 30k^3 and 6k^2 What is the width and length of the rectangle? Width:6k^2 Length: I couldn't

1. ### math

A rectangle is reduced by a scale factor of One-fourth. A large rectangle has a length of 16 and width of 12. A smaller rectangle has length of 4 and width of 3. Which choices show the ratio of the area of the smaller rectangle to

2. ### Algebra/geometry

a rectangle has a width of 4 cm less than it's length. if a new rectangle is formed by increasing the width 5 cm and decreasing the length 3 cm, the area of this resulting rectangle is 177 cm squared. what are the dimensions of

3. ### math

The length, l, of a rectangle is 2 feet less than three times the width, w, of the rectangle. The area of the rectangle is 481 square feet. Find the length and width of the rectangle. how do i work this problem out?

4. ### Math

The area of a rectangle is 20 square inches. The length of the rectangle is 1 inch longer than the width. What are the length and width of the rectangle?

1. ### algebra1

The length of a rectangle is twice the width. If the length is increased by 4 inches and the width is decreased by 1 inch, a new rectangle is formed whose perimeter is 198 inches. Find the dimensions of the original rectangle.

2. ### MATH

The perimeter of a rectangle is 540ft. Let x represent the width of the rectangle. Write a quadratic function for the area of rectangle in terms of its width. Find the vertex of the graph of the quadratic function and interpret

3. ### math

the width of a rectangle is one half its lengh. The perimeter of the rectangle is 54 cm. What are the width and length of the Rectangle?

4. ### math

the length of a rectangle is 5 ft more than twice the width. a)if x represents the width of the rctangle, represent the perimeter of the rectangle in terms of x. b) if the perimeter if the rectangle is 2 ft more than eight times