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kimye21
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The length of a rectangle is 3 inches more than three times the width. The perimeter is 78 inches. Find the length and width.
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kimye21 Group Title
The length of a rectangle is 3 inches more than three times the width. The perimeter is 78 inches. Find the length and width.
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dw:1348710092420:dw
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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Add all the sides and set it equal to 78
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kimye21 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
how do i get the length
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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Did you find w, the width?
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kimye21 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i got 25 for the width
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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
How did you get that?
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kimye21 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i added the sides like said
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kimye21 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is that wrong
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dw:1348710695880:dw
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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You must add ALL FOUR sides to get the perimeter.
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kimye21 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
how do i fond the length
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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Look at the picture. The width is w and the length is 3w + 3
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kimye21 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so i just plug in the width and i get my answer
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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What is 3w?
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kimye21 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
do u mean 3*9 or 3w more than the width
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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
3w means 3 times w so if w is 9 then 3w means 3 times 9 which is 27. So 3w = 27. Now what is 3w + 3?
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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So what is the length of the rectangle?
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kimye21 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
w is 9 and the length is 30
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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Does that make the perimeter 78?
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