SOLUTION: The perimeter of a rectangle is 120 feet. Use an equation to find the length and width of the rectangle if the length is twice the width. Use P = 2W + 2L.

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 Question 368749: The perimeter of a rectangle is 120 feet. Use an equation to find the length and width of the rectangle if the length is twice the width. Use P = 2W + 2L. Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!let width be x width will be 2x .. perimeter = 2L +2W 2*2x+2*x=120 6x+2x=120 /6 x= 20 feet the width length = 2*20 = 40 feet ... CHECK 20+20+40+40=120 ... m.ananth@hotmail.ca