The perimeter of a rectangle is 310 m. The length is 25 m greater than the width. What are the length and the width of this rectangle?
Width: 65 m
Length: 90 m
The perimeter of a reactangle is given by the formula
You know that the length of the rectangle is 25 m greater than it width. In other words, if you add 25 meters to the rectangle's width, you get its length.
This can be written as
The perimeter will be equal to
This means that the width of the rectangle will be
The length of the rectangle will be
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