Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 9 - Cumulative Review: 5

Answer

Length is 10 feet. Width is 4 feet.

Work Step by Step

Let $w$ be the width. Let $l$ be the length. $l=3w-2$ $2l+2w=28$ $2(3w-2)+2w=28$ $6w-4+2w=28$ $8w-4=28$ $8w=32$ $w=4$ $l=3w-2$ $l=3(4)-2$ $l=10$
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