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dansingirl25

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The length of a rectangle is 4 times the width. The perimeter is 90cm. Find the width and length.

i need help with alot of word problems i do not know the equation for this one?
 

Subhotosh Khan

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dansingirl25 said:
The length of a rectangle is 4 times the width. The perimeter is 90cm. Find the width and length.

i need help with alot of word problems i do not know the equation for this one?
You have to derive the equation for this type of problem.

Start with naming your variables

Length of rectangle = L

Width of rectangle = W

Given: "The length of a rectangle is 4 times the width" ? L = 4*W...............................(1)

Now continue.....

Please share your work with us indicating exactly where you are stuck - so that we may know where to begin to help you.
 

Denis

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dansingirl25 said:
The length of a rectangle is 4 times the width. The perimeter is 90cm. Find the width and length.
i need help with alot of word problems i do not know the equation for this one?
What grade are you in?
 
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