math

The perimeter of a rectangle is given by P = 2W + 2L where W is the width and L is the length. The length of a rectangle is 3 more than twice its width. The perimeter of the rectangle is 66 meters. What is the length and width of the rectangle?

asked by britt
  1. 2 W + 2 (2 W + 3) = 66

    6 W + 6 = 66

    6 W = 60 etc

    posted by Damon

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Answer

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
  3. maths

    the length of a rectangle is 3 less than 5 times its width. Write a simpified algebriac expression for the perimeter of a rectangle. If the rectangle width is tripled and its length is doubled,the perimeter of new rectangle is
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. math ,correction

    Directions: Solve each of the following problems. Be sure to show the equation used for the solution. The length of a rectangle is 2in. more than twice its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 34 in., find the dimensions of
  7. geometric

    The perimeter of a rectangular carpet is 70feet. The with is three -fourths the length .Find the width. 38. The length of a rectagular room is six times as the width . The perimeter 84 yards. find the width. 39. The width of a
  8. math

    Suppose that the width of a rectangle is 5 inches shorter than the length and that the perimeter of the rectangle is 50 inches. The formula for the perimeter of a rectangle is P=2L+2W. a) Set up an equation for the perimeter
  9. Math

    The area of a rectangle is shown below The area of the rectangle is 56 Which of the following are possible values for the length and width of the rectangle? A.length=6cm and width=9cm B.length=7cm and width=8cm C.length=14cm and
  10. Algebra

    If the trend continued, in how many years would the median home value be $170,000? Show how obtained your answer using the linear equation you found in part c) Suppose that the width of a rectangle is three feet shorter than
  11. Algebra 1

    Okay one last one that I've spent all night truing to figue out. 2. The width of a rectangle is 6 cm longer than its length. Its perimeter is more than 36 cm. Let l equal the length of the rectangle. a. for the width in terms of

More Similar Questions