# algebra word prob.

• Jan 11th 2012, 03:48 PM
Ellerd123
algebra word prob.
the length of a rectangle is 7cm less than twice its width. the perimeter is 148cm. find the length? HELP PLZ
• Jan 11th 2012, 03:54 PM
pickslides
Re: algebra word prob.
$L=2W-7$

So $L+L+W+W= 2L+2W= 2(2W-7)+2W = 148$