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jiberjiber

  • 4 years ago

The length of a rectangle is 1 ft less than 3 times the width. The area is 310 ft squared. Find the dimensions of the triangle.

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  1. funinabox
    • 4 years ago
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    the length of a rectangle is.....the area is of the rectangle is........etc. etc..... find the dimensions of the --triangle--. whaaa..??

  2. jiberjiber
    • 4 years ago
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    oops, sorry, meant rectangle

  3. funinabox
    • 4 years ago
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    it helps to draw a picture and label the side lengths as variables:

  4. funinabox
    • 4 years ago
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    |dw:1331003251507:dw|

  5. precal
    • 4 years ago
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    |dw:1331004873812:dw| less than means switch the order

  6. precal
    • 4 years ago
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    A=LW 310=(3x-1)x trust me on this one!!! solve for x

  7. precal
    • 4 years ago
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    @funinabox your setup is incorrect

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