Algebra

The rectangle shown has a perimeter of 118 cm and the given area. Its length is 4 more than four times its width. Write and solve a system of equations to find the dimensions of the rectangle.

(rectangle has an area of 528 cm^2)

The length of the rectangle is ___ cm

The width of the rectangle is ___ cm

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  1. if w is the width, the length must be 4w+4
    So, you need to solve
    2(w + 4w+4) = 118
    5w+4 = 59
    w = 11
    so the length is 48

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