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Systems of Equations : Applications to Perimeter of a Rectangle

Write as a system of 2 equations in 2 unknowns. Solve each system by substitution and show each step. Perimeter of a rectangle : the length of a rectangular swimming pool is 15 feet longer than the width. If the perimeter is 82 feet, what are the length and width?

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A word problem is solved by finding the sides of a rectangle using systems of equations.