# SOLUTION: If the perimeter of a rectangle is 34 ft and the width is 8 ft, find its length. [Hint: The perimeter of a rectangle is given by P = 2L + 2W.]

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry Word Problems Question 145196: If the perimeter of a rectangle is 34 ft and the width is 8 ft, find its length. [Hint: The perimeter of a rectangle is given by P = 2L + 2W.]Answer by jojo14344(1512)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Direct substitution, by P=2l+2W 34=2L+2(8) 34-16=2L L=18/2= 9ft