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Determine the length and breadth of a rectangle if the length is 3cm less than twice the breadth, and the perimeter is 18 .

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  1. length+width=9, so

    w + 2w-3 = 9
    3w = 6
    w = 2

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  2. oops - heh heh

    3w = 12
    w = 4

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