# SOLUTION: Please explain this for me. The perimeter of a rectangular billboard is 60 feet and its length is 6 feet longer than its width. Find the dimensions of the billboard.

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 Question 504402: Please explain this for me. The perimeter of a rectangular billboard is 60 feet and its length is 6 feet longer than its width. Find the dimensions of the billboard.Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Perimeter = 60 feet Width = x ft Length ( x + 8 ) Perimeter =2(L+W) Perimeter = 2((x + 8)+ x) Perimeter = 2((x+8+ x) Perimeter = 16 + 2 x 60 = 2 x + 16 60 - = 2 x 60 -16 = 2 x 44 = 2 x x= 22 ft Width Length = 30