Posted by **Anonymous** on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 7:40pm.

Solve each system of equations by graphing. Check each solution.

The perimeter of a rectangle is 24 ft. Its length is five times its width. Let x be the length and y be the width. What is the area of the rectangle?

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**bobpursley**, Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 8:14pm
make a graph, horizontal width, vertical length.

Plot a line with slope 5 from the origin.

Now, plot the line w=12-l

or w=-L+12

where the lines cross, is the solution

now, area of triangle: area underneith the triangle drawn from 0.0 to the intersection point

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