# Algebra

The length of a rectangle is 5 in longer than it's width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 50 in find it's area

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1. P = 2L + 2W

50 = 2(W + 5) + 2W

50 = 4W + 10

40 = 4W

10 = W
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A = LW

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