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    Width of rectangle given length and perimeter.

    One of the largest rectangular omelets ever cooked was thirty feet long and had an 80-foot perimeter. How wide was it?
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    You need to set up an equation to solve:

    2\times30+2\times w=80, where w is the width.
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