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the perimeter of a rectangle is 226 inches. the length exceeds the width by 37 inches. find the length and the width.

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  1. P = 2L + 2W

    226 = 2W + 2(W + 37)
    226 = 4W + 74
    226 - 74 = 4W
    152 = 4W
    38 = W

    Take it from there.

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