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A rectangle has a perimeter of 48m. The width is 2m less than the length. Use an equation to find each dimension.

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  2. Maybe this is to figure the size of a jail cell????

    P = 2L + 2W
    48 = 2L + 2(L - 2)
    48 = 4L - 4
    52 = 4L
    13 = L

  3. An 11 x 13 m room (36 x 43 foot) might be suitable for celebrities in rehab.

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  4. Goodness! That's considerably larger than my apartment! :-)

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