# Answer to Question #19833 in Algebra for cecille

Question #19833

the length of a rectangle is 8 cm more than its width. The perimeter is 68 cm. Find the length and width of the rectangle

Expert's answer

Length =x+8=L

Width=x=W

Perimeter=P=68cm

2W+2L=P

P=2x+2x+16=68

4x=68-16=52

X=13

So,& Length =13+8=21, Width=13

Answer: Length =21, Width=13;

Width=x=W

Perimeter=P=68cm

2W+2L=P

P=2x+2x+16=68

4x=68-16=52

X=13

So,& Length =13+8=21, Width=13

Answer: Length =21, Width=13;

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