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Posted by **ALISON15** on Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 11:29pm.

The length of a rectangle is 3 times the width. The difference between the length and the width is 8 feet. Determine the rectangle’s length

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**Reiny**, Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 11:35pmlet the width be x

then the length is 3x

3x - x = 8

2x = 8

x = 4

width is 4 ft

length is 12 ft

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