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The perimeter of a rectangle is 26 meters
The short sides are (2x-6)
The long sides are (x+3)
What is the value of x?

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    26 = 2(2x - 6) + 2(x + 3)

    26 = 4x - 12 + 2x + 6

    32 = 6x

    32/6 = x

    5.333 = x

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