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A rectangular garden has a perimeter of 92 feet. If the length of the garden is 1 foot greater than twice its width, what is the length of the garden, in feet?

A. 15

B. 23

C. 30

D. 31

E. 62
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Re: A rectangular garden has a perimeter of 92 feet. If the le [#permalink] New post 08 Nov 2018, 03:34
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A rectangular garden has a perimeter of 92 feet. If the length of the garden is 1 foot greater than twice its width, what is the length of the garden, in feet?

A. 15

B. 23

C. 30

D. 31

E. 62


Explanation::

Let L = length of the rectangular field

W = width of the rectangular field

therefore,

2 ( L + B ) = 92 (perimeter of rectangle = 2 (Length + Breadth)

or L + B = 46

and L = 2W + 1

or 46 - W = 2W + 1

or W = 15

therefore Length (L) = (2 * 15) + 1 = 31
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