Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 9:00pm.

The length of a rectangle is 5 inches greater than the width. The sum of the length and width is 41 inches. Find the length and width of the rectangle.

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**Bridgett**, Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 9:05pm
Well I would take 41 - 5 to get 36 and half of 36 is 18 so the width is 18 and the length is 18 + 5, 23.

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 9:10pm
Is 41 inches the perimeter? Or is 41 just the sum of one length plus one width?

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