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Systems of Linear Equations

Systems of Linear Equations

Exercises

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Exercise 8

Set up a system of equations describing the following word problem. Be sure to specify what each variable represents.

A rectangle has perimeter 18. If each side of the rectangle is doubled, the perimeter of the new rectangle is 36. What were the dimensions of the original rectangle?

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