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  • 4 years ago

The length of a rectangle is 3 feet longer than its width. If its length is decreased by 3 feet and its width is increased by 2 feet, its area would be decreased by 8 square feet. What is the length of the rectangle?

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  1. y2o2
    • 4 years ago
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    l -w = 3 (l-3)(w+2) + 8 = lw so l = 11 feet and w = 8 feet

  2. mmbuckaroos
    • 4 years ago
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    Thank you... I was trying to do a totally different equation thats why it didnt work ha ha thanks for helping me!

  3. y2o2
    • 4 years ago
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    Don't worry , we all o so ;)

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