# SOLUTION: The perimeter of a rectangular picture frame is 30 inches. The length of the frame is three less than twice the width. What are the dimensions of the frame?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Rectangles Question 601485: The perimeter of a rectangular picture frame is 30 inches. The length of the frame is three less than twice the width. What are the dimensions of the frame?Answer by solver91311(17077)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! If a rectangle with perimeter has a length that is units longer (or shorter if ) than times the width, , Then knowing that the Perimeter is given by: , make the substitution: Then solve for For your problem: , , and . Do the arithmetic. John My calculator said it, I believe it, that settles it