The Perimeter of a rectangle is 124 cm. The length is six more than the width. What are the dimensions of the rectangle?
By solving systems of equations by substitution.
1 Expert Answer
P = 2(L + W)
124 = 2[(6 + W) + W]
12 + 4W = 124
W = (124 - 12) / 4 = 28 cm
L = W + 6 = 34 cm
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