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the length of a rectangle is 2 centimeters less than one half its length if the perimeter is 56 centimeters find the length and width.

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  1. anonymous
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    replace one length with width

  2. anonymous
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    in your word problem

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    * the width of a rectangle is 2 cm less than one half of it's length. If the perimeter is 56 cm, find the length and width

  4. anonymous
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    length = L width = (L/2)-2 2L +2[(L/2)-2]=56

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    solve the L for length, and use that value in the equation for width to find Width

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