# SOLUTION: the perimeter of a rectangular lot is 156 meters. the length is twice the width. write the equation that describes the situation and find the length and width please :]

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 Question 252726: the perimeter of a rectangular lot is 156 meters. the length is twice the width. write the equation that describes the situation and find the length and width please :]Answer by drk(1908)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Perimeter = 2L + 2W = 156. divide by 2 and we get L = 2W By substitution, we get W = 26 meters L = 52 meters