# The length and width of the rectangle together are 9 cm. What is the length

August 31, 2021 | education

| **The length and width of the rectangle together are 9 cm. What is the length and width of the rectangle if the width is 2 times shorter than its length?**

Brief notation of the problem statement: Rectangle; Length and width – 9 cm; Width – 2 p. <length; Length – ? Width – ? Solution: 1) Since the width of the rectangle is two times shorter than the length, then the width of the rectangle is: 9: 3 = 3 (cm); 2) Find the length of the rectangle: 3 * 2 = 6 (cm);

Answer: length – 6 cm; width – 3 cm.