Carol H. answered • 07/26/18

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**Let x = the length**

**Let (1/2)x + 15 = the width**

**P = 2l + 2w**

**240 = 2(x) + 2[(1/2)x + 15]**

**240 = 2x + x + 30**

**210 = 3x**

**70 yd = x**

**(1/2)x + 15 = 35 + 15 = 50 yd**