Ask
your own question, for FREE!

Mathematics
98 Online

OpenStudy (anonymous):

the lenght of a rectangle is 2 centimenters longer than its width. the perimeter is 16 centimenters. what are the lenght and width of the re

Still Need Help?

Join the QuestionCove community and study together with friends!

OpenStudy (shadowfiend):

Can you try to make this information into two equations?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

not really. I don't know where to begin

OpenStudy (shadowfiend):

Ok, so if the length is 2 cm longer than its width, we can say that: \[l = w + 2\text{ cm}\] Right? What does the perimeter tell us?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

I am still stuck

OpenStudy (shadowfiend):

Well, what is the perimeter of a rectangle?

Still Need Help?

Join the QuestionCove community and study together with friends!

OpenStudy (anonymous):

l+w=16 ?

OpenStudy (shadowfiend):

Exactly. (16 cm, in this case.)

OpenStudy (anonymous):

ok. then what do I do?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

w+2cm+w=16cm?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

is that right so far

Still Need Help?

Join the QuestionCove community and study together with friends!

OpenStudy (shadowfiend):

Sorry, yes, that's right.

Can't find your answer?
Make a FREE account and ask your own questions, OR help others and earn volunteer hours!

Join our real-time social learning platform and learn together with your friends!

Join our real-time social learning platform and learn together with your friends!

Latest Questions

thatgirlcrazy:
Type the correct answer in each box. Use numerals instead of words. If necessary, use / for the fraction bar.

4 minutes ago
14 Replies
3 Medals

Evggg:
Hi i need help understanding how to fill out page three of this optics lab worksheet.

12 minutes ago
4 Replies
3 Medals

thatgirlcrazy:
The directrix and focus of a parabola are shown on the graph. What is the equatio

12 minutes ago
11 Replies
1 Medal

link1234:
h8 on me by Lost Abyss Why doe s every one wanna hate on me finna kill all my hat

24 minutes ago
3 Replies
2 Medals

thatgirlcrazy:
Match each attribute of the parabolic graph to its corresponding equation.

24 minutes ago
7 Replies
1 Medal

NicktheBlade16:
ALGEBRA: Which system of equations is represented by the graph? one parabola open

38 minutes ago
16 Replies
4 Medals