# SOLUTION: Can you answer this: The length of a side of a rectangle is 4 inches more than the width. If the perimeter is 62 inches, what are the dimensions. -Thanks

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry Word Problems Question 207656: Can you answer this: The length of a side of a rectangle is 4 inches more than the width. If the perimeter is 62 inches, what are the dimensions. -ThanksFound 2 solutions by checkley77, rfer:Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!2L+2W=PERIMETER L=W+4 2(W+4)+2W=62 2W+8+2W=62 4W=62-8 4W=54 W=54/4 W=13.5 in. IS THE WIDTH. L=13.5+4=17.5 in. IS THE LENGTH. PROOF: 2*17.5+2*13.5=62 35+27=62 62=62 Answer by rfer(12647)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!p=2L+2W 2(x+4)+2x=62 2x+8+2x=62 4x=54 x=13.5 --------------- 2(13.5)+2(13.5+4)=62 27+35=62