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The length of a rectangle is two more than three times its width. The perimeter of the rectangle is 116. Determine the length and width of the rectangle.

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1. L = 3W +2

2L + 2W = 116

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

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