The length of a rectangular garden is 3 yd more than twice its width. The perimeter of the garden is 30 yd What are the width and length of the garden?
The width of the rectangular garden is 4yd and the length is 11yd.
For this problem let's call the width
The formula for the perimeter of a rectangle is:
Substituting the information provided gives:
Expanding what is in parenthesis, combining like terms and then solving for
Substituting the value of