In this video lesson, the teacher walks through a word problem that deals with finding the perimeter of a rectangle. The problem involves determining the length and width of a rectangular kennel that can be created using 54 feet of fencing. The teacher shows how to set up and solve an equation to determine the values of x, which represent the width, and then calculates the length using the equation provided in the problem. The lesson provides a step-by-step explanation of how to approach and solve word problems involving rectangles and perimeters.
Word problem dealing with perimeter of a rectangle
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Questions answered by this video:
How do I solve word problems?
Adrienne wants to create an outdoor rectangular kennel. The length will be three feet more than twice the width. How do I write and use an equation to find the length and width of the kennel if Adrienne has 54 feet of fencing.
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This lesson goes through a set of steps that can be used to solve word problems.