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The length of a picture frame is 2 inches more than the width. The perimeter of the frame is 36 inches. What is the length of the frame? You will earn 2 points for writing the correct system of equations for this word problem. Remember, two equations must be given for the system of equations. You will earn 3 points for solving it correctly and answering the question in a complete sentence.

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  1. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    width= w length = w + 2 so 2w + 2(w+2) = 36 you don't need 2 equations solve for w and add 2 to find length

  2. anonymous
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    let x be the width,then length=x+2... \[P=2(l+B)\] so 2(x+(x+2))=36

  3. anonymous
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    so width is 8 and the length is ten?

  4. precal
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    yes

  5. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    yup

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