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If the perimeter of a rectangular house is 44 yards, and the length is 36 feet, what is the width of the house in yards?

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3 feet = 1 yard

36 feet = 12 yards

P = 2L + 2W

44 = (12 * 2) + 2W

44 = 24 + 2W

44 - 24 = 2W

20 = 2W

20/2 = W

10 = W

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