Each side of a square is 2x – 6 yards long. If the perimeter of the square is 72 yards what is the value of x?

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Each side of a square is 2x – 6 yards long. If the perimeter of the square is 72 yards what is the value of x?

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    2021-11-23T22:46:52+00:00

    72/4 (since it is a square; a square has 4 equal sides)

    = 18

    So, 2x-6= 18

    2x-6= 18

    Add 6 to both sides.

    2x= 24

    Divide by 2.

    x=12

    I hope this helps!
    ~kaikers

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