# Algebra

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A rectangular fence has a perimeter of 1080 feet. The length is 3 feet more than twice the width. I need to know the dimensions and how to figure it out.

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width: w
length: 2w+3

so 2w + 2(2w+3) = 1080

solve

I am sure you can take it from here.

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how do you do two step equations

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don't know what you mean by 'two step' equations but here is how I would continue

2w + 2(2w+3) = 1080
2w + 4w + 6 = 1080
6w = 1080 - 6
6w = 1074
w = 179

then length = 2w + 3 = 2(179) + 3 = 361

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