# A rectangular table width is 350 cm shorter than its length. if the perimeter of the table is 1500cm, how wide is the table?

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Length: x

Width: x - 350

2 (Length) + 2 (Width) = Perimeter

2 (x) + 2 (x-350) = 1,500

2x + 2x - 700 = 1,500

4x = 1,500 + 700

4x = 2,200

4x/4 = 2,200/4

2(200 cm) + 2(550 cm) = 1,500 cm

400 cm + 1,100 cm = 1,500 cm

1,500 cm = 1,500 cm (true)