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In problem 8-33 you wrote variable expressions to go with diagrams. Think about this as you examine the rectangle below.

  1. Write a variable expression to represent the perimeter of the rectangle.

    Remember that the perimeter is the distance around the rectangle.

  2. If the perimeter is inches, what is the value of ?

    Can you find the value of that makes the perimeter expression you wrote equal to ?
    Don't forget to show your work or explain your thinking.