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DO NOT WRITE ON THIS WORKSHEET!!! Algebra Word Problems Perimeter Problems 1. The length of a rectangle is 5 inches more than its width. The perimeter is 66 inches. Find the dimensions of the rectangle. 2. The length of a rectangle is 8 inches longer than its width. The perimeter is 80 inches. Find the length and width of the rectangle. 3. The length of a rectangle is 5 inches longer than its width. The perimeter is 168 inches. Find the dimensions of the rectangle. 4. The width of a rectangle is 3 inches less than its length. The perimeter is 130 inches. Find the length and the width of the rectangle. 5. The perimeter of a rectangular parking lot is 146 yards. Find its dimensions if the length is 7 yards less than 4 times the width. 6. The perimeter of a rectangular skating rink is 530 feet. If the length is 5 feet more w than 3 times the width, what are the dimensions? 7. The perimeter of a rectangular garden is 110 feet. Find its dimensions if the length is 5 feet less than twice the width. 8. The perimeter of a rectangular tennis court is 228 feet. If the length of the court is 6 feet longer than twice the width, find the dimensions. 9. The length of a rectangle is 4 feet more than twice the width. The perimeter is 116 feet. Find the dimensions of the rectangle. 10. The length of a rectangle is 3 more than twice the width. The perimeter is 36. Find the dimensions. Using systems to solve Coin Problems For each problem, translate into a pair of equations. Then solve. 1. A class contributed $3.50 in nickels and dimes to the Red Cross. In all there were 45 coins. How many were there of each kind? 2. A purse containing $3.20 in quarters and dimes has, in all 20 coins. Find the number of each kind of coin. 3. A purse contains $4.70 in nickels and quarters. There are 30 coins in all. How many of each kind are there? 4. Sam has $2.05 in quarters and dimes. The number of quarters is four more than the number of dimes. Find the number of each coin. 5. Helen has $1.35 in her bank in nickels and dimes. The number of nickels is 9 more than the number of dimes. How many of each coin does she have? 6. A jar of dimes and quarters contains $15.25. There are 103 coins in all. How many of each coin are there? 7. A jar of quarters and nickels contains $1.25. There are 13 coins in all. How many of each coin are there? 8. A vending machine takes only nickels and dimes. There are 5 times as many dimes as nickels in the machine. There is a total of $4.40 in the machine. How many of each coin are in the machine? 9. A vending machine takes only nickels and dimes. At the end of the day the number of nickels was three times the number of dimes. There was a total of $25. How many of each coin was there? 10. Phil has 50 nickels and dimes worth $4.15. How many dimes does he have? 11. Sally has $21.40 in dimes and quarters, for a total of 100 coins. How many of each kind of coin does she have?