Mathematics

Question

A rectangle has a length at least four more than five times the width. If the
perimeter is at least 44 units, find the least possible width.

1 Answer

  • Answer:

    width of 3 units

    Step-by-step explanation:

    let 'w' = width

    let '4+5w' = length

    P = 2l + 2w

    44 = 2(4+5w) + 2w

    44 = 8 + 10w + 2w

    36 = 12w

    w = 36/12

    w = 3

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