would just like the length and width of said rectangle
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P = 2L + 2W

W = 2l - 5

30 = 2l + 2(2l - 5)

30 = 2l + 4l - 10

30 + 10 = 6l

l = 40/6

l = 20/3

w = 2*20/3 - 5= 40/3 - 5*3/3 = 25/3

w = 25/3

30 = 2* 20/3 + 2*25/3

30*3 = 40 + 50

90 = 90

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the width of a rectangle is 2inches less than its length and the area is 35 square inches what are the length and the width of the rectangle ?
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