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The length and width of a rectangle are consecutive even integers. The perimeter is 

116 meters. Find the length and width. don't understand how to solve the problem

Nov 8th, 2015

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consecutive means the next even number

let take the width of the rectangular to = (2x)meters

we  multiply x by 2 to ensure that the width is an even number, where X is an integer and is positive.

The length of the rectangle will be = (2x + 2)meters


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Nov 8th, 2015

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