# The perimeter of a rectangle is 54 inches and its area is 182 square inches. How do you find the length and width of the rectangle?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 18, 2015

The sides of the rectangle are 13 and 14 inches.

#### Explanation:

Multiplying by "b":

Solving the quadratic equation:

The sides of the rectangle are 13 and 14 inches.