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The length of a rectangle is 8 in. more than twice its width. If the perimeter of the rectangle is 34 in., find the width of the rectangle.is it
1. 2 in.
2. 3 in.
3. 4 in.
4. 5 in.

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asked by Kara
  1. let the width be x
    then the length is 2x+8

    x + x + 2x+8 + 2x+8 = 34

    take it from there

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