# The perimeter of a rectangle is 36 meters. The length of the rectangle is 4 meters longer than the width. What is the length and width of the rectangle?

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Dec 24, 2015

#### Answer:

Length

#### Explanation:

Perimeter of rectangle is given by the formula

From the information we use

Also given length is 4m longer than width, so if

Let us setup the equation as

We know

Simplifying further

**Answer** length =