# SOLUTION: If perimeter of rectangle is 40.And the width is 8, what is the lenth?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry Word Problems Question 26017: If perimeter of rectangle is 40.And the width is 8, what is the lenth?Answer by mathrebel(25)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Simple: the formula for perimeter of a rectangle is 2*(a+b), where a and b are the sides: side b=8 side a=? 40=2*(a+8) divide by two both sides and get: 20=a+8 subtract 8 from both sides and: a=12 whoala!!! now plug it in back to check the answer: is 40=2*(12+8)?? 40=2*20 40=40 you betcha!!!! good luck