Math 1 question plz help thx!

john wants to build a fence around his pool the pool is 22 ft long by 23 feet wide the fence is to be 15 feet from the edge of the pool.
what are the outside dimensions of the area surrounding the pool?
How many feet of fencing will john need?

( PLZ HELP ME UNDERSTAND THIS CUZ I DON'T AT ALL I WILL POST THE ANSWER CHOICES WHEN I UNDERSTAND IT THX!)

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  1. 22 + 30 = 52
    23 + 30 = 53

    P = 2L + 2W

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  2. A. 37ft by 38 ft. 75 ft.
    B. 37 ft by 38 ft 150 ft.
    C. 52 ft by 53 ft 105 ft
    D. 52ft by 53 ft 210 ft

    which one c or d and thz for the help but I don't understand P = 2L + 2W does that mean take 52 and 53 and multiply it twice?

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  3. Yes. The perimeter is two times the length plus two times the width.

    Or, you can add the length and width and multiply the sum by 2.

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  4. So the answer is D! THX SO MUCH!

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  5. Yes, D.

    You're welcome.

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  6. THNX THIS RLLY RLLY HELPS ME!

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  7. I dont see ow you got d i keep getting c can you please help me

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  8. #Carry on is because you have to add it looks loke you where probaly multipleing

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  9. And p.s Im not the real ms.sue i just think shes great help

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  10. Hi Mrs. Sue people said you were dead but here you are

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