# algebra

the difference between the length and width of a rectangle is 5 centimeters. what is the length(the longer side) of the rectangle, if the perimeter is equal to 66 centimeters

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1. P = 2L + 2W

66 = 2(W + 5) + 2W

66 = 4W + 10

56 = 4W

14 = W

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