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The length of a rectangle is 5ft less than twice its width. The area of the rectanle is 75ft^2. Find the length of the rectangle

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L = 2W-5

L * W = 75

Substitute 2W-5 for L in second equation and solve for W. Insert that value into the first equation and solve for L. Check by inserting both values into the second equation.

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