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The length of a rectangle is 9 inches more than three times the width. The perimeter is 98 inches. Find the length and width

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Gaby2002

l = 9 + 3w (where l is length and w, width) 2(l + w) = 98 2(9 + 3w + w) = 98 2(9 + 4w) = 98 9 + 4w = 98/2 = 49 4w = 49 - 9 = 40 w = 40/4 = 10 inches l = 9 + 3w = 9 + (3 * 10) = 9 + 30 = 39 Therefore, length = 39 inches and width = 10 inches

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