# The length of a rectangle is 4 inches more than its width, and its perimeter is 34 inches. What is the length and width of the rectangle?

##### 2 Answers

Length

#### Explanation:

Perimeter

Given

**length** is **inches**

**width** is **inches**

#### Explanation:

Let **length** be

Let **width** be

Let **perimeter** be

First, we must construct an equation for these variables:

But, **Perimeter** of a rectangle

So:

But, since

Solve for

**inches**

Now, we can substitute **Perimeter** Equation:

becomes:

Solve for

**inches**

Thus, **length** is **inches**

Thus, **width** is **inches**