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January 29, 2015

Posted by **Cherie** on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:34am.

Scott bought 54m of fencing to enclose a rectangular plot of land. The width of the rectangular plot is 12m. Assume Scott uses all the fencing. What is the length of the rectangular plot of land?

a) choose a variable to represent the length of the rectangular plot of land. Write an equation.

b) solve equation using the distributive property.

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:41amP = 2L + 2W

54 = 2L + 2(12)

54 = 2L + 24

30 = 2L

15 = L

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