The area of a rectangle is 24 square centimeters. If the perimeter is 20 centimeters, find the length and width of the rectangle.
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perimeter = 2(l +w)
20 = 2l + 2w
10 = l+ w
Area = l* w
24 = l*w
24 = (10-w)*w
24 =10w -w2
w2 -10w + 24 = 0
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