# SOLUTION: a new football field under construction will have a total length (including end zones) that is 40 feet more than twice its width. the area of the football field must be calculated

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear Equations And Systems Word Problems Question 54900This question is from textbook mathematical reasoning : a new football field under construction will have a total length (including end zones) that is 40 feet more than twice its width. the area of the football field must be calculated in order to determine the amount of grass seed is necessary to seed the field. Find the area of the field if its perimeter will be 1040 feet.This question is from textbook mathematical reasoning Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!LENGTH=40+2*WIDTH 1040=2*LENGTH+2*WIDTH 1040=2(40*2W)+2*W 1040=80+4W+2W 1040-80=6W 960=6W W=160 THEN L=40+2*160 L=40+320 L=360 PROOF 1040=2*360+2*160 1040=720+320 1040=1040