IN MATH: 1.n. measure of distance. 2. n. a dimension of a solid or rectangle. EX. Length, width, and height must be known to compute volume. 3. sometimes, but not always, the longer side of a rectangle.

IN ENGLISH: 1. as defined above.

APPLICATION: (see list 100)

1. A rectangle has a perimeter of 53 1/2 ft. If the width is 9 1/2 ft., find the length.

2. A rectangle has an area of 139.4 sq. ft. If the width is 8.2 ft., find the length.

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