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A rectangular room is 5 meters longer than it is wide, and its perimeter is 22 meters.

a. Letting w represent the width of the rectangle, write an equation that represents the perimeter of the room. = 22

b. Find the width of the room.
The width is: meters.

c. Find the length of the room.
The length is: meters.

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  1. P = 2L + 2W

    22 = 2(W + 5) + 2W

    22 = 2W + 10 + 2W

    22 = 4W + 10

    12 = 4W

    3 = W

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  2. 8+8+3+3=22

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