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A rectangle's perimeter and area have the same numerical value. The length of the rectangle is 5. What is the width?

 Jan 27, 2023
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The width is 5/2.

 Jan 27, 2023
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The perimeter is \(2(5 + x)\)

 

The area is \(5x\)

 

Setting these equal gives us \(2(5 + x) = 5x\)

 

Now, solve for x

 Jan 27, 2023

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