# SOLUTION: the width of the rectangle is half its length. It has a perimeter of 42 m what is its length and width

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Rectangles Question 606892: the width of the rectangle is half its length. It has a perimeter of 42 m what is its length and widthAnswer by solver91311(16877)   (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