Brad knows the perimeter of his rectangular shaped patio is 24 feet. The width is 5 feet. How long is it? Perimeter of a rectangle is 2(width) + 2(length) x = length 2x + 2(5) = 24 {substituted into perimeter formula} 2x + 10 = 24 {multiplied} 2x = 14 {subtracted 10 from each side} x = 7 {divided each side by 2} length is 7 ft  Algebra House Comments are closed.

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