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the length of a rectangular parking lot is 3 meters less than twice its width, and the perimeter is 408 meters, find the length of the parking lot.

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    the length of a rectangular parking lot is 3 meters less than twice its width

    so

    L=2W-3

    and the perimeter is 408

    so 2L+2W=408

    you have two equations, solve for L and W

    I got L=135 meters, but check the working.

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