# basic geometry

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**vero**
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could someone check my work.

The width of a rectagular is one -half the length. the perimeter of the rectangler is 72 inches Find the length of the picture

2L+2w=72

2L(1/2)+2w=72

2L(5)+2w=72

10L+2w=72

12=72

L=12/72

L=6

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