# How do you translate word phrases to algebraic expressions: the perimeter of a rectangle with 2n for the width and 5n for the length?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 6, 2018

#### Explanation:

The width is 2n while the length is 5n.

A rectangle has 2 widths and 2 lengths.

So, you take the width: 2n, and add it together with the length: 5n, multiplied by 2.

And so, you get your answer