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 Question 606523: I have done these problems before but I am stumped..... The area of a rectangular wall is 240 sq. ft. It's length is 6 feet shorter than three times it's width. Find the length and width of the wall. I know A=LW and I set it up as w(3w-6)=240 I got answers that don't work. How do I solve this? Have I set it up correctly?? Thanks, Tammy Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)

 Question 606589: B + C = 24 yards. B is 6 yards shorter than C. How do we set up this problem to solve? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6957)

 Question 566785: A rectangular patio is 9 yd 2 ft long and 5 yd 2 ft wide. What is the perimeter of the patio in yards? Click here to see answer by kooooo(1)

 Question 606865: A rectangle's length is seven centimeters more than its width. The rectangle's area is 78 square centimeters. What is its length? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

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

 Question 607109: have a container openning of 90" tall and 92" wide, how do i get the the distance from the bottom righthand corner to the top of the lefthand corner of the openning ? it has been a while since i used that type of math. thanks in advance for your help Dan Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 607174: Please can you help me with this problem. I really do appreciate your help... The width of a rectangle is 6 kilometers less than twice its length if its area is 80 square kilometers find the dimensions of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6625)
 Question 607174: Please can you help me with this problem. I really do appreciate your help... The width of a rectangle is 6 kilometers less than twice its length if its area is 80 square kilometers find the dimensions of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6490)
 Question 607174: Please can you help me with this problem. I really do appreciate your help... The width of a rectangle is 6 kilometers less than twice its length if its area is 80 square kilometers find the dimensions of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 607342: a rectangular garden has a perimeter of 28 yards, the width of the garden is 6 yards less than its length. what is the area of the garden, in square yards? Click here to see answer by asuar010(324)

 Question 607218: The length of a rectangle is 4 inches longer than twice its width. The area of the rectangle is 96 square inches. What is the length and the width of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by asuar010(324)

 Question 607389: Can you please help me solve this question: the perimeter of a rectangle equals 114 feet. the length equals 3 less than twice the width. Find the demensions of the rectangle. I have tried guess and check and comparing it to a square. Thank you! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15646)

 Question 606590: D + E = 16 feet. D is 4 feet longer than E. How do we set up this problem to solve? Click here to see answer by asuar010(324)

 Question 607684: The perimeter of a rectangle is 48 cm. The length is 6 cm less than twice the width. Which system would model this situation, and what are the length and the width? Click here to see answer by sophxmai(60)

 Question 607788: I would like to know the two quadrilaterals that always involve all right angles Click here to see answer by Don2x(1)

 Question 607917: Determine the equation of a line through the point (3,-4) that is perpendicular to the line y=3x+7. Show work. Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 608159: how or what do I do to make 7 inch semicircle at end of 7inch heigth x 11 inch width rectangle Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 608483: A room is 12 feet by 27 feet. What is the cost of carpeting the room at \$11.00 per square yard? A)\$29.70 B)\$396.00 C)\$45.64 D)\$225.00 E)\$1188.00 Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 608488: the scale of a map is 3/4 inch=12 miles. What is the area, in square miles, of a plot represented on this map by a square whose side is 1 inch? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 608479: A rectangular plot 50 feet by 100 feet is surrounded on all sides by a concrete walk 5 feet wide. Find the number of square feet in the surface of the walk. A)1600 B)5250 C)5500 D)6100 E)6600 Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 608760: A triangular piece of glass (XYC) is cut from a rectangular pane (ABCD). Points X and Y are the midpoints of two sides of the rectangular pane. What fraction of the area ABCD is XYC? Click here to see answer by math-vortex(472)

 Question 608963: The width of a rectangular yard is x feet. If 300 feet of fencing is needed to enclse the yard, which of the following represents the length of the yard, in feet, and why? A. 300-x B. 300-2x C. 150-x D. 150-2x Click here to see answer by flame8855(424)

 Question 609137: how do you solve the following If the area of a rectangle is 13 1/2 units and the length of one of the sides is 1/5 the perimeter what are the values of length and width and how? Thanks so very much. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15646)

 Question 610215: A rectangle has a perimeter of 140 units. It's length is 10 units more than its width. If l represents the length and w represents the width, then this situation can be represented by this system of equations: 2L + 2W = 140 L=w+10 The answers choices are 65 units, 30 units, and 70 units. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 610196: If a rectangle has an area of 30 square inches what are the possible dimensions? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 610526: The formula for the perimeter of a rectangle is P = 2W + 2L. What is the width of a rectangle if the perimeter is 100 feet and the length is 30 feet? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)

 Question 610633: What is the length of the rectangle if the width of the rectangle is 9 in and the perimeter is 44 in? Click here to see answer by radh(108)

 Question 610811: A rectangle has a diagonal of 5 meters and perimeter of 14 meters. Find the length and width of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28536)

 Question 610862: A square has dimensions of x feet by x feet. A rectangle is 4 feet longer than the length of the square. Find the area of the rectangle help please Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 610945: I need help solving this problem The length of a rectangular pool is 4 ft longer than the width. The area of the swimming pool measures 60 square ft. Find the dimensions of the pool. Click here to see answer by radh(108)

 Question 610871: a pool in the shape of parallelogram has a perimeter of 30 feet the length is 3 more than the width what are dimension of the pool Click here to see answer by radh(108)

 Question 611025: The ratio of the width of a rectangle to its length is 3 : 4. The length of the rectangle is 36 cm. Write and solve a proportion to find the rectangle’s width. Click here to see answer by radh(108)

 Question 611079: the area of a rectangle is 100 square meters. list possible lengths and widths for the rectangle Click here to see answer by radh(108)

 Question 611157: Given two rectangles, one with length = l and width = w, and the second rectangle with length = 2l and width = 4w. How much larger will the perimeter of the second rectangle be than the perimeter of the first rectangle? Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 611078: find the length and the width of a rectangle whose perimeter is 18 ft whose area is 20 square feet Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15646)

 Question 611465: the lenght of a rectangle is 6 inhes longer than the width. If the perimeter is 40 inches , what are the dimensions of the rectangle? Click here to see answer by radh(108)

 Question 611540: What is the greatest number of rectangles with integer side lengths and perimeter 10 that can be cut from a piece of paper with width 24 and length 60? A)144 B)180 C)240 D)360 E)480 Click here to see answer by htmentor(789)

 Question 611731: The length of a rectangle is 1 m less than twice its width and the area of the rectangle is 78m^2. Find the dimensions of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 611936: a painting measuring 12 inches by 18 inches is surrounded by a frame of uniform width. if the combined area of the painting and the frame is 432 square inches, determine the width of the frame Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6957)

 Question 612760: a square of 400 cm squared has the same perimeter as a rectangle whose length is 8 cm more than its length. find the area of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by radh(108)

 Question 613238: The length of a rectangle is four times its width. If the area of the rectangle is 324ft^2 , find its perimeter. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

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