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The length of a rectangle is 6 inches more than twice its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 54 inches, find the width of the rectangle.

  • Algebra -

    From the information above, you should be able to develop the folowing two equations.

    L = 2W + 6

    2L + 2W = 54

    Substitute the value of L from the first equation into the second and solve for W.

    I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

  • Algebra -

    l =24
    w= 3

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