Practice writing equations to model real-world situations, then solve the equations to answer interesting questions about the situations.
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Problem

The perimeter of a rectangle is 34 units. Its width is 6, point, 5 units.
Write an equation to determine the length left parenthesis, l, right parenthesis of the rectangle.
Find the length of the rectangle.
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
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