# Thread: Applications of linear equations

1. ## Applications of linear equations

The length of a rectangular plot of land is 2 times the width. If the perimeter is 2,500 feet, find the dimensions of the plot.

hi i was just wondering how i would go about solving this where should i begin, can someone explain? thanks.

2. Originally Posted by RECONDO89
The length of a rectangular plot of land is 2 times the width. If the perimeter is 2,500 feet, find the dimensions of the plot.
w = width; then length = 2w
So w + w + 2w + 2w = 2500
Finish it...