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the length of a rectangle is 8 inches more than its width. the perimeter of the rectangle is 24inches. what are the lenth and width of the rectangle?

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P = 2L + 2W
24 = 2(W + 8) + 2W
24 = 4W + 16
24  16 = 4W
8 = 4W
8/4 = W
? = W
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