Published 11.05.2018 on subject Mathematics by Guest

The length of a rectangle is 3 inches more than its width, and its perimeter is 22 inches. Find the width of the rectangle. 4 in. 5 in. 7 in.

Answered by Guest


From statement
Perimeter =P= 22in
Length =L= 3+W
Width = W

Perimeter = 2*L + 2*W
Plug in
22in=2*(3+W) + 2*W
22=6+2W+2W
22=6+4W
Subtract 6 from both side
16=4W
Divide 4 from both sides
4 =W