The length of a rectangle is 3 m longer than its width. The area of the rectangle is 154 m². What is the width of the rectan

Question

The length of a rectangle is 3 m longer than its width.
The area of the rectangle is 154 m².
What is the width of the rectangle?

___M

0

Answers ( No )

    0
    2021-11-15T16:49:52+00:00

    The area of a rectangle is length times width.

    A = (w+3)*w = 154

    w^2 + 3w-154 = 0

    Factor

    (w-11)(w+14) = 0

    w = -14 or 11… It cannot be negative so the answer is 11 m

Leave an answer

Browse
Browse