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The perimeter of a rectangle is 42 feet and its length is 3 feet less than 5 times its width find the dimensions of rectengle through linear equation.

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  1. W = width
    Length = 5 times width - 3 ft
    = 5W-3
    Perimeter, 42 ft = 2 (Length+Width)
    =2( 5W-3 + W)
    Therefore
    2(5W-3 + W) = 42
    solve for W.

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  2. The perimeter of a garden is 42 feet. The length is 15 feet. what is the width?

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