# SOLUTION: The side of a square has length s . The length of a rectangle is 4 m more than the side of the square and the width of the rectangle is 2 m less than the side of the square. The pe

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry Word Problems Question 632322: The side of a square has length s . The length of a rectangle is 4 m more than the side of the square and the width of the rectangle is 2 m less than the side of the square. The perimeter of the rectangle is 24 m less than twice the perimeter of the square. Find the dimensions of each figure.Answer by mananth(13127)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Perimeter of square = 4s twice perimeter of square = 4s*2 = 8s Length of rectangle = s+4 Width of rectangle = s-2 Perimeter = 2(l+w) Perimeter = 2(s+4+s-2) =2(2s+2) =4s+4 8s-(4s+4) =24 8s-4s-4=24 4s-4=24 4s=28 s=7 side of square = 7m Length of lectangle = 7+4=11m width of rectangle = 7-2=5m