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the length of a rectangle, given that its width is w feet and its length is 3 feet shorter than twice the length.

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    length=2w-3

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    Let W represent width and L represent length.
    L = 2L - 3
    -1L = -3
    L = -3/-1
    L = 3
    The length is 3 feet.

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