Please wait...
1800-212-7858 (Toll Free)
9:00am - 8:00pm IST all days

or

Thanks, You will receive a call shortly.
Customer Support

You are very important to us

For any content/service related issues please contact on this toll free number

022-62211530

Mon to Sat - 11 AM to 8 PM

A rectangle's length is 5 cm less than twice its width .If the length is decreased by 5 cm and width is is decreased by 2cm;the perimeter of the resulting rectangle will be 74cm.Find the length and the width of the original rectangle.

Asked by vismayagirish72 3rd February 2018, 6:38 PM
Answer Verified by Expert
Answer:

Let the width be=x

Then length=2x-5

A.T.Q

New length=2x

New breadth=x-2

2(2x+x-2)=74

3x-2=37

3x=39

x=13

Therefore, Width=x=13cm

Length=2x-5=21cm

Verified by Expert 3rd February 2018, 7:50 PM
Rate this answer
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10

You have rated this answer /10

Your answer has been posted successfully!

Chat with us on WhatsApp