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    The length of a rectangle is 3 less than twice its width. If the area of the rectangle is 65 square inches, find the dimensions of the rectangle.

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    Let the width = x
    <br>Therefore length = 2x -3
    <br>
    <br>Area = length * width
    <br> or ...

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