# SOLUTION: Sheet metal trades: The length of a piece of sheet metal is twice the width. The difference in length and width is 20 in. What are the dimensions?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 115262: Sheet metal trades: The length of a piece of sheet metal is twice the width. The difference in length and width is 20 in. What are the dimensions?Answer by MathLover1(6614)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! The length of a piece of sheet metal is the width ; then, The in length and width is : the dimensions are: ………………………………………………………….(1) ………………………………………………………(2)….solve this linear system by substitution Substitute (1) in (2) ………...................the width is now find the length ..............the length is