# Geometry

The area of a rectangle is 54 centimeters squared. The side lengths are 2x+1 and x+2. What is the measure of each side

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1. 2(2x + 1) + 2(x + 2) = 54

4x + 2 + 2x + 4 = 54

6x + 6 = 54
6x = 48

x = 8

Take it from there.

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