# SOLUTION: the length of a rectangle is 5 centimeters less than twice its width. the perimeter if the rectangle is 26 centimeters. what are the deminsions of the rectangle.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Unit Conversion Word Problems Question 181559This question is from textbook algebra 1 : the length of a rectangle is 5 centimeters less than twice its width. the perimeter if the rectangle is 26 centimeters. what are the deminsions of the rectangle.This question is from textbook algebra 1 Answer by solver91311(16897)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Let w be the width of the rectangle. Then the length must be 2w - 5. The perimeter is 2 times the length plus 2 times the width, so: Solve for w to get the width, then multiply the width by 2 and subtract 5 to get the length. John