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# The perimeter of a rectangle is 124 inches the length exceeds the width by 28 inches find the length and the width?

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###### November 27, 2008 1:03PM

length plus width = 1/2 x 124 inches = 62 length = width + 28
inches = 1/2 x 62 inches + 14 inches = **45 inches**; width =
length - 1/2 x 62 inches - 14 inches = 17 inches

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