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The perimeter of a rectangle is 82 yards. The length is two yards more than the width. Find the dimensions of the rectangle.

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    width --- x
    length -- x+2

    2x + 2(x+2) = 82
    4x + 4 = 82
    4x = 78
    x = 19.5

    width = 19.5
    length = 21.5

    check:
    2(19.5+21.5) = 82

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