# The length of a rectangle is 12 cm more than 6 times the width The perimeter is 108cm. How do you find length and width?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 29, 2016

Breadth = 6cm and length =48cm

#### Explanation:

In word problems where you want an equation, you need to define the unknown quantities first. It helps to choose the smaller quantity as

Let the breadth of the rectangle be

6 times the breadth is

The length is 12cm longer than

The length is

The perimeter of 108cm is made of 4 sides all added together, 2 lengths and 2 breadths. Write this..

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