anonymous
  • anonymous
The Perimeter of a Rectangular house is 122 ft. The Width is 5ft less than the length. Find the length and the width. For an equation, I wrote: (5-w)+(5-w)+l+l=122 Now im having problems solving it. Im not sure what Im doing wrong. PLEASE HELP!!!
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myininaya
  • myininaya
l is length and w=l-5 where w is width
myininaya
  • myininaya
2l+2(l-5)=122
anonymous
  • anonymous
Oh, ok! I think I get it now! That's the first part of my equation.

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myininaya
  • myininaya
let me know what you get for l and w i will let you if you are right or not
anonymous
  • anonymous
Ok thanks! Hold on . . .
anonymous
  • anonymous
I think i got lost! I then got: 4l (4l)=122 Now, Im confused!
myininaya
  • myininaya
ok we have 2l+2l-10=122 4l-10=122 4l=122+10=132 4l=132 l=132/4=33 so w=l-5=33-5=28
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok wait! How did you get 10?
myininaya
  • myininaya
2l+2(l-5)=122 i distribute the two
anonymous
  • anonymous
LOL! I totally got it now! Im laughing cuz I forgot to distribute on my math test last week! OK! It all makes sense now! Thanks!
myininaya
  • myininaya
cool

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