The length of a rectangle is 2 cm more than twice its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 52 cm, how do you find the area?
Sep 12, 2015
Let width be x so that length is 2x+2.
Perimeter would be 2(x+2x+2)
= 6x+4 =52
That makes 6x=48, or x= 8
Now width is 4, so length is 18. Area would be