# The perimeter of a garden is 250 meters. the length is 5 meters more than 3 times the width, find the dimensions of the garden?

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Aug 6, 2015

Width: **30 m**

Length: **95 m**

#### Explanation:

First, start by writing the formula for the *perimeter of a rectangle*

This will be your first equation. To get the second one, use the fact that the length of the perimeter is **5 m** more than **3 times** its width.

Plug this into the first equation and solve for

This means that the length of th garden is

Give it a quick check to see if the solutions match