# SOLUTION: What are the length and width of a rectangle if the area is 13.5 square feet and the length of one side is .2 the measure of the perimeter?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear Equations And Systems Word Problems Question 15048: What are the length and width of a rectangle if the area is 13.5 square feet and the length of one side is .2 the measure of the perimeter?Answer by venugopalramana(3286)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!let length of rectangle be L and width be W. area = L*W=13.5..........(1) perimeter = 2*(L+W) length of one side =L = 0.2 times perimeter=0.2*2*(L+W) L=0.4*L+0.4*W 0.6*L=0.4*W 1.5*L = W....substituting in (1)we get 1.5*L*L=13.5 L*L= 13.5/1.5 =9 L=3 hence W = 13.5/3 = 4.5