# The length of a rectangle is 3 meters less than twice its width. How do you write an equation to find the length of the rectangle?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 4, 2016

#### Explanation:

1) Let

2) "Twice its width" is the same as multiplying by

3) "3 meters less than" means to subtract

4) combining these would give the equation for the length, lets call it