#### Answer

$a=8$ ft
$b=14$ ft

#### Work Step by Step

The perimeter of a rectangle can be calculated as:
$P=2a+2b$, where a and b are the width and the length of the rectangle.
Here:
$P=44$ ft
$a+6=b$
By substituting, we get:
$44=2a+2(a+6)$
$44=4a+12$
$32=4a$
$a=8$ ft
$b=a+6=14$ ft