Posted by **scooby9132002** on Friday, October 23, 2009 at 8:24pm.

the perimeter of a rectangle is 202 inches. the length exceeds the width by 91 inches. find the length and width

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**Reiny**, Friday, October 23, 2009 at 8:42pm
width - x

length - x+91

Isn't 2x + 2(x+91) = 202 ?

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**scooby9132002**, Friday, October 23, 2009 at 8:57pm
i still cant figure it out

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, October 23, 2009 at 9:03pm
Just solve this simple equation.

2x + 2(x+91) = 202

Please let us know if you can't solve it -- and we'll go back to square one.

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