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Length and width of a rectangle.

An architect has designed a motel pool within a rectangular area that is fenced on three sides. If she uses 60 yards of fencing to enclose an area of 352 square yards, then what are the dimensions marked L and W? Assume L is greater than W.

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The answer is:

L * W = 352
L + L + W = 60
2L + W = 60
W = 60 - 2L
L * (60 ...

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Length and width of a rectangle are found using area and perimeter.