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If you have 256 ft of fence for your yard. The lenth is 12 feet longer than twice the width. What are the dimensions?

  • Pre Algebra -

    width --- x
    length --- x+12

    2(x+x+12) = 256
    2x+12 = 128
    2x = 116
    x = 58

    58 by 70

    check: 2(58) + 2(70) = 256

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