# SOLUTION: The length of a rectangle is 5 in. more than twice its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 40 in., find the width of the rectangle. A) 4 in. B) 5 in. C) 6 in. D) 7 in.

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 Question 105769: The length of a rectangle is 5 in. more than twice its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 40 in., find the width of the rectangle. A) 4 in. B) 5 in. C) 6 in. D) 7 in. Answer by kmcruz09(38)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The length of a rectangle is 5 in. more than twice its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 40 in., find the width of the rectangle. A) 4 in. B) 5 in. C) 6 in. D) 7 in. Let x = width of the rectangle then 2x + 5 = length of the rectangle We all know that the formula for the perimeter of a rectangle is or So, it is stated in the problem that the perimeter is 40. Substituting: B. 5 in THank you. ~kmcruz09~