The perimeter of a rectangular window is 2626 feet. The width of the window is 33 feet more than the length. What are the dimensions of the window?

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2015-11-07 23:09:51

Alright, if the width is w and the length is l, l+33=w 2w+2l=2626. Substituting w for l+33, we get 2(l+33)+2l=2626 and 2l+66+2l=2626 using the distributive property. Next, we get 4l+66=2626 and subtracting 66 from both sides, we get 4l=2560. Dividing by 4, we get 640=l and since w=33+l , w=673

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