# SOLUTION: a rectangular field the perimeter of 314 yds. the width is 25 yds shorter than the length what are the dimensions?

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 Question 627768: a rectangular field the perimeter of 314 yds. the width is 25 yds shorter than the length what are the dimensions? Answer by solver91311(16868)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! If a rectangle with perimeter has a length that is units longer (or shorter if ) than times the width, , Then knowing that the Perimeter is given by: , make the substitution: Then solve for For your problem: , , and . Do the arithmetic. John My calculator said it, I believe it, that settles it