# SOLUTION: the length of a rectangular field is 10 meters less than 9 times the width. the perimeter is 140 meters. find the length.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry Word Problems Question 654940: the length of a rectangular field is 10 meters less than 9 times the width. the perimeter is 140 meters. find the length. Answer by checkley79(3050)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!L=9W-10 2L+2W=140 2(9W-10)+2W=140 18W-20+2W=140 20W=140+20 20W=160 W=160/20 W=8 ANS. FOR THE WIDTH. L=9*8-10 L=72-10 L=62 ANS FOR THE LENGTH. PROOF: 2*62+2*8=140 124+16=140 140=140