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What are the length and width of a rectangular dog pen with a perimeter of 38 feet where the length is 2 feet less than twice the width? Write and solve a multi-step equation for the problem.

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    2L + 2W = 38

    L - 2W = -2

    3L = 36

    L = 12

    2W = L+2

    2W = 14
    W = 7

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