# A rectangular athletic field is three times as long as it is wide. If the perimeter of the athletic field is 80 yards, what are the dimensions?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 7, 2018

10 yards by 30 yards.

#### Explanation:

The perimeter of a rectangle can be given by

Plugging that into the original formula for width and length, we get a width of 10 yards and a length of 30 yards.