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A rectangle has a length of 4x and a width of 4x-2. its perimeter is 12 inches find the length and width

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    P = 2L + 2W

    12 = 2(4x) + 2(4x - 2)

    12 = 8x + 8x - 4

    16 = 16x

    1 = x

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