User: Write and simplify the equation you would use to solve the problem below.
A farmer builds a rectangular pen with a perimeter of 116 feet. If the length is 5 feet more than the width, what is the width?
A.
w + 5 = 116
B.
4w + 10 = 116
C.
2w + 5 = 116
D.
2w + 10 = 116

The quotient of a number and four is twelve less than the number. The number is 16. x/4 = x - 12; x = 4(x - 12); x = 4x - 48; 4x - x = 48; 3x = 48; x = 48/3; x = 16

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