SOLUTION: The perimeter of a rectangle is 54m. The length is 6 m more than twice the width. What is the length and what is the width? Please advise. Thank you.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Rectangles Question 305471: The perimeter of a rectangle is 54m. The length is 6 m more than twice the width. What is the length and what is the width? Please advise. Thank you.Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!54=2L+2W L=2W+6 54=2(2W+6)+2W 54=4W+12+2W 54=6W+12 6W=54-12 6W=42 W=42/6 W=7 ANS. L=2*7+6 L=14+6 L=20 ANS. PROOF: 54=2*20+2*7 54=40+14 54=54