# Math storie problem

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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.

• Math storie problem -

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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