The length of a rectangle is 5cm longer than twice the length of the width. If the perimeter is 88 centimeters, what is the width?

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2015-11-04 23:32:19

L = length W = width P = perimeter Equations: L = 2W + 5 2L + 2W = P P = 88 Solve using the equations above: 2(2W + 5) + 2W = 88 4W+ 10 + 2W = 88 6W + 10 = 88 6W = 78 w=16 the width is 16 centimeters

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