# SOLUTION: The length of a rectangle is 4 cm less than 3 times the width. The perimeter is 88 cm. What are the dimensions of the rectangle??

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 Question 486362: The length of a rectangle is 4 cm less than 3 times the width. The perimeter is 88 cm. What are the dimensions of the rectangle??Answer by unlockmath(1603)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Hello, Let's have x be the width and 3x-4 be the length. Now we can set up the equation as: 2x+2(3x-4)=88 Combine like terms: 8x-8=88 Add 8 to both sides and divide by 8: x=12 So we know the width is 12 cm and the length is 32 cm Make sense? RJ www.math-unlock.com