Equation in algebra help?

1. Jan 1, 2010

jtesttubes

Help me to solve this equation in algebra
More than its width A rectangle has a length of 10 mm long . It has a perimeter which is more than 30mm. We can take w as width.

question is
1. write and Use expressions calculate the length in terms of width.
2. Write expressions for the length and width on the basis of given information
3. solve inequality, clearly indicating the width of rectangle.

2. Jan 2, 2010

tiny-tim

Hi jtesttubes!

(you mean "The length is 10mm more than the width" )

Call the length x and the width w.