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The length of a pool is 3 feet more than twice its width. If the perimeter of the pool is 72 feet, find the dimensions of the pool by writing and solving a system of equations.

  • Algebra -

    L = 2W + 3

    2L + 2W = 72

    Substitute 2W+3 for L in second equation and solve for W. Insert that value into the first equation and solve for L. Check by inserting both values into the second equation.

  • Algebra 2 -

    The perimeter of a pool is 126 feet. The length is twice the width. Find the dimensions

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