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The width of a rectangle is x inches long. The length of that rectangle is 5 inches less than
Twice the width. If the perimeter measures 26 inches, what is the measure of the length
and width of the rectangle.

asked by marie
  1. P = 2L + 2W

    26 = 2(2W - 5) + 2W

    26 = 4W - 10 + 2W

    26 + 10 = 6W

    36/6 = W

    6 = W



    posted by Ms. Sue

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