# Math Help - algebra word prob.

1. ## algebra word prob.

the length of a rectangle is 7cm less than twice its width. the perimeter is 148cm. find the length? HELP PLZ

2. ## Re: algebra word prob.

$L=2W-7$

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