A rectangular room is 5 meters longer than it is wide, and its perimeter is 22 meters.
a. Letting w represent the width of the rectangle, write an equation that represents the perimeter of the room. = 22
b. Find the width of the room.
The width is: meters.
c. Find the length of the room.
The length is: meters.
2 answers

P = 2L + 2W
22 = 2(W + 5) + 2W
22 = 2W + 10 + 2W
22 = 4W + 10
12 = 4W
3 = W

8+8+3+3=22