## manamesasher Group Title The length of a rectangle is 4 inches more than its width, and its perimeter is 36 inches. Find the width of the rectangle. 11? 2 years ago 2 years ago

1. ghass1978 Group Title

if w is the width,what is the length?

2. Calcmathlete Group Title

$P = 2(l + w)$$P = 2(w + 4 + w)$$36 = 2(2w + 4)$$\frac{36}{2} = \frac 22(2w + 4)$$18 = 2w + 4$Solve for w and there is your width.

3. manamesasher Group Title

7

4. Calcmathlete Group Title

Yup :) Good job!