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Don't understand the problem can somebody please help me

The bottom of the rabbit cage is a rectangle with a perimeter of 118 inches. Let x be the cages width(in inches) and let y be its length (in inches).
write an equation for the perimeter the find the intercepts

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    that would simply be

    2x + 2y = 118

    which would reduce to
    x + y = 59

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    thanks for the help

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