SOLUTION: ratio of the length to width of a rectangle is 3:2. The perimeter is 70 cm. Whar are the dimensions of the rectangle?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry Word Problems Question 295073: ratio of the length to width of a rectangle is 3:2. The perimeter is 70 cm. Whar are the dimensions of the rectangle?Answer by FireFox(3)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!w = width l = length 3l + 2w = 70 3l = 2w --------------- 2w + 2w = 70 =4w = 70 =w = 17.5 {Width = 17.5} -------------- 3l + 2 x 17.5 = 70 31+ 35 = 70 3l = 70-35 3l = 35 l = 11.666 w= 17.5 l = 11.67