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A rectangular Persian carpet has a perimeter of 240 inches. The length of the carpet is 30 inches more than the width. What are the dimensions of the carpet? Use P = 2L + 2W.

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    L = 30 + W

    P = 2L + 2W

    240 = 2(30 + W) + 2W
    240 = 60 + 2W + 2W
    240 - 60 = 60 - 60 + 4W
    180 = 4W
    45 = W

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