The perimeter 10

The perimeter of a rectangle is 162 inches. The length is 35 inches longer than the width. Find the length and width of the rectangle.

Correct answer:

a =  58 in
b =  23 in

Step-by-step explanation:

p=162 in  a=35+b p=a+b+a+b a=35+b 162=a+b+a+b  ab=35 2a+2b=162  Pivot:Row1Row2 2a+2b=162 ab=35  Row221 Row1Row2 2a+2b=162 2b=46  b=246=23 a=21622b=21622 23=58  a=58 b=23

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