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John made a rectangular pen for his dog using 28 feet of fencing.If the width of the pen is 2 feet more than onehalf the length,what are the length and width of the pen?
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L=length w=width ============ eqn 1 is 2L + 2w = 28 eqn 2 is w= (1/2)L+2 =========== solve for L and w. Post your work if you get stuck. http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi? 
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