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The length of a rectangle is 4 inches more than its width. The area of the rectangle is equal to 5 inches more than 2 times the perimeter. Find the length and width of the rectangle.

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  1. area is in^2, perimeter is inches. So the question is very poorly worded. Still,
    w(w+4) = 5 + 2*2(w + w+4)
    solve for w and then w+4.

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