# SOLUTION: The perimeter of a rectangle is 62 cm. The length of the rectangle is 1 cm more than twice the width. Find the dimensions of the rectangle.

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 Question 424106: The perimeter of a rectangle is 62 cm. The length of the rectangle is 1 cm more than twice the width. Find the dimensions of the rectangle.Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! ``` Hi The length of the rectangle is 1 cm more than twice the width Let x and (2x+1)represent the width and length respectively Question states*** 2(2x+1) + 2x = 62cm Solving for x 6x = 60 x = 10cm, the width. the length is 21cm. (2*10cm +1) CHECKING our Answer*** 2*21cm + 2*10cm = 42cm + 20cm = 62cm ```