# SOLUTION: The perimeter of a rectangle oceanfront lot is 190 meters. The width is one-fourth of the legnth. Find the dimensions.

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 Question 149178: The perimeter of a rectangle oceanfront lot is 190 meters. The width is one-fourth of the legnth. Find the dimensions.Answer by HyperBrain(694)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!if you remember, the formula for the perimeter is: The perimeter of a rectangle oceanfront lot is 190 meters. So, P=190. Thus, The first equation is Dividing both sides by 2, ----2nd equation The width is one-fourth of the length. So, the next equation is: If you substitute this to the 2nd equation, Multiplying both sides by 4, Dividing both sides by 5, Since then, Therefore, the dimensions of the rectangle is 76*19. Power up, HyperBrain!