The perimeter of a parallelogram is 72 meters. The width of the parallelogram is 4 meters less than its length. Find the length and the width of the parallelogram

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2015-10-28 22:07:25

the length would be 26 and the width would be 16. L = length w = width p = perimeter p=72 2L+2w=72 L=w+4 2(w+4) + 2w = 72 2w + 8 + 2w = 72 4w = 64 w = 16 2L + 2(16) = 72 2L + 32 = 72 2L = 52 L = 26 w = 16 L = 26

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