# The length of a rectangle is 7 feet larger than the width. The perimeter of the rectangle is 26 ft. How do you write an equation to represent the perimeter in terms of its width (w). What is the length?

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An equation to represent the perimeter in terms of its width is:

#### Explanation:

Let the width of the rectangle be

Let the length of the rectangle be

If the length (

The formula for perimeter of a rectangle is:

Substituting

Substituting

Sustituting