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A rectangular Persian carpet has a perimeter of 212 inches. The length of the carpet is 24 inches more than the width. What are the dimensions of the carpet?

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  1. P = 2L + 2W

    212 = 2(W + 24) + 2W

    212 = 4W + 48

    164 = 4W

    41 = W

  2. Thank you for helping Ms. Sue.

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  3. The width of an oriental carpet is 2 ft less than the length. The perimeter of the carpet is 24 ft. Find the dimensions of the carpet.

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