# Rectangle Problem: Step-by-Step Solution

If the perimeter of a rectangle is 10 inches, and one side is one inch longer than the other, how long are the sides? Can you show me the steps to take to work out this and similar problems.

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Let one side of the rectangle be x and the other side be x + 1 (see diagram attached). We must remember that there are four sides, such that two sides of the ...

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This solution provides the step-by-step solution to one algebra problem: If the perimeter of a rectangle is 10 inches, and one side is one inch longer than the other, how long are the sides?

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