Identify a variable, write an equation and solve algebraically. Answer in a sentence. The length of a rectangular garden is 8 meters less that three times the width. If the garden's perimeter is 56 meters, what are the dimensions of the garden?

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Identify a variable, write an equation and solve algebraically. Answer in a sentence. The length of a rectangular garden is 8 meters less that three times the width. If the garden's perimeter is 56 meters, what are the dimensions of the garden?

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