# SOLUTION: The perimeter of a rectangle yard is 290 ft. If its length is 25 feet greater than its width, what are the dimensions of the yard?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Length-and-distance Question 150187: The perimeter of a rectangle yard is 290 ft. If its length is 25 feet greater than its width, what are the dimensions of the yard?Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!P=2L+2W 290=2(W+25)+2W 290=2W+50+2W 290=4W+50 4W=290-50 4W=240 W=240/4 W=60 YARDS FOR THE WIDTH. L=60+25 L=85 YARDS FOR THE LENGTH. PROOF: 290=2*85+2*60 290=170+120 290=290