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I do not understand this word problem at all.

write an equation and solve.
A rectangle has a length of x+6 units and a width of x-3 units. what is the perimeter in terms of x?

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  1. P = 2L + 2W

    P = 2(x+6) + 2(x - 3)

    P = 2x + 12 + 2x - 6

    P = 4x + 6

    P - 6 = 4x

    (p - 6)/4 = X

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