Width of rectangle given length and perimeter.

• March 28th 2010, 07:18 PM
jjjjj
Width of rectangle given length and perimeter.
One of the largest rectangular omelets ever cooked was thirty feet long and had an 80-foot perimeter. How wide was it?
• March 28th 2010, 07:25 PM
Stroodle
You need to set up an equation to solve:

$2\times30+2\times w=80$, where w is the width.