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anonymous
 5 years ago
the length of a rugby league field is 52 meters longer than its width "w" . The area of a rugb league field is 8160 square meters. Find the dimensions of the field
anonymous
 5 years ago
the length of a rugby league field is 52 meters longer than its width "w" . The area of a rugb league field is 8160 square meters. Find the dimensions of the field

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A=8160=w*(w+52)=w^2 +52w it is a quadratic equation  solve it for w (need positive value only) let me know if you have a problem... :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i dont know how to solve quadratic equations

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you equation looks like: w^2 +52w8160=0 w=[52+/ sq.rt( 52^24*(8160))]/2 w=[52+/sq.rt(10,144)]/2 w=(52 +/188)/2 you choose only positive value (width can not be negative), so w=(18852)/2 w=68 if w=68, length =68+52=120

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0don't forget to put meters in your answer :)
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