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The Ling family is building a deck on their house. It will run the length of their house and have a perimeter of 108 feet. Their house is 42 feet long. How WIDE will the deck be?

all u do is 42x2 which is 84. then u subtract 84 from 108 and divide it by 2. the width is 12.
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