# SOLUTION: the perimeter of a rectangle is 144 feet. the length of the rectangle is 3 times the width. find the length, width, and area of the rectangle.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Rectangles Question 477070: the perimeter of a rectangle is 144 feet. the length of the rectangle is 3 times the width. find the length, width, and area of the rectangle.Answer by solver91311(16868)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Let represent the length of the rectangle. Let represent the width. We are given that The perimeter of a rectangle is given by Substituting: But since you were given that the perimeter is 144 feet: Solve for to get the width. Calculate to get the length. Calculate to get the area. John My calculator said it, I believe it, that settles it