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**Justin on Facebook writes:**

hi.. im new to geometry and my teacher gave me this equation and i have no idea how to solve it.. can u guys help me pls?

the length of a rectangle is three times as long as the width. If each side is increased by 6, the area of the new rectangle is 156 more than the area of the original rectangle. What are the dimensions of the new rectangle?

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