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The width of a rectangle is 3 yards less than its length. the perimeter is 130 yards. Find the length and width of the rectangle

  • Algebra -

    P = 2L + 2W

    W = L - 3

    P = 2L + 2(L - 3)
    130 = 4L - 6
    136 = 4L
    34 = L

    W = 31

  • Algebra -

    width --- x
    length --- x-3

    solve
    2x + 2(x-3) = 130

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