# The length of a rectangle is 3 less than twice its width

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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

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<br>Area = length * width

<br> or ...

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