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manamesasher

  • 3 years ago

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?

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  1. ghass1978
    • 3 years ago
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    if w is the width,what is the length?

  2. Calcmathlete
    • 3 years ago
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    \[P = 2(l + w)\]\[P = 2(w + 4 + w)\]\[36 = 2(2w + 4)\]\[\frac{36}{2} = \frac 22(2w + 4)\]\[18 = 2w + 4\]Solve for w and there is your width.

  3. manamesasher
    • 3 years ago
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    7

  4. Calcmathlete
    • 3 years ago
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    Yup :) Good job!

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