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The length of a new rectangular playing field is 3 yards longer than double the width. If the perimeter of a rectangular playing field is 306 yards, what are the dimensions? (the width and the length)!!! Please solve it with all the details so I can learn how to do it!!!! :/

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    hint:draw a diagram.

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  2. fmedhat1995 Group Title
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    |dw:1358983714603:dw|

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    your width will just be x not 2x.

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    |dw:1358983922333:dw|

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    now do you know to find the perimeter?

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  6. fmedhat1995 Group Title
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    so is it 3+2x+x=153

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    yes.

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    but it's best to do it like this. 3+2x + 3+2x + x + x = 306

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    I see how u halved the perimeter doing it ur way and that is still correct but sometimes it's better to follow it directly to be safe.

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