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An architect wants to design a rectangular room so that its length is 8 meters more than its width, and its perimeter is greater than 56 meters. If each dimension of the room must be a whole number of meters, what are the smallest possible dimension in meters of the room?

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Let the width of the room be x. Then, length = x + 8, and its ...

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The expert determines the smallest possible dimensions in meters of the room using inequalities. A complete, neat and step-by-step solution is provided.