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15 May, 06:29

The perimeter of a rectangle is 56 m. The width 2 m less than the length. Find the length and width.

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  1. 15 May, 07:10
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    width: 13 Length: 15

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Let length be x

    width is x-2

    perimeter is 56

    P = 2 (l+b)

    56 = 2 (x + x-2)

    56/2 = 2x - 2

    28 + 2 = 2x

    30 = 2x

    15 = x

    15-2+13

    length = 15

    width = 13
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