Jamal M.

asked • 04/17/13

If the width of a rectangle is 8 inches and its perimeter is 42 inches, find the length of the rectangle.

The length of the rectangle is what in inches?

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04/20/13

Shefali J.

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42 = 2L + 2(8)

42 = 2L + 16         (Subtract 16 from both sides)

-16          -16

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26 = 2L

(26/2) = (2L/2)      (Divide both sides by 2)

13 = L

So, the length of the rectangle is 13 inches. I hope this might help you. Good luck.

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