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posted by shelia .
the lengthnof a rectangular jewelry box is 3 inches more than twice the width. the perimeter is 30 inches. find the length and the width?

w = width
2w + 3 = length
P = 2w + 2L
30 = 2w + 2(2w + 3)
Solve for w, the width.
2w + 3 = length