SOLUTION: A rectangular porch has a perimeter of 49 ft and a width of 6.5 ft. what is the length of the porch in feet.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Points-lines-and-rays Question 498170: A rectangular porch has a perimeter of 49 ft and a width of 6.5 ft. what is the length of the porch in feet.Answer by texttutoring(324)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!We know that the formula for the perimeter of a rectangle is: P = 2L + 2W In this question, we are given the values for perimeter, P, and the width, W. We can substitute these values into the equation and solve for L: P = 2L + 2W 49 = 2L + 2(6.5) 49 = 2L + 13 49 - 13 = 2L 36 = 2L 36/2 = L L = 18 The length of the porch is 18 feet. Hope this helps!