Jamal M.

asked • 03/29/13

The perimeter of a rectangle is 38 ft. The length is 5 ft. longer than the width.

Find the dimensions. Write a system of linear equations and solve the resulting system. Let x be the length and y be the width.

Answer the first equation 2x+2y=?

Answer  the second equation x=y+?

What is the length ? (in ft.)

What is the width? (in ft.)

 

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