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kumar2006
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The length of a rectangle is 3 inches more than its width. The area of
the rectangle is 40 square inches. What is the length, in inches, of the
rectangle?
(1) 5 (3) 8.5
(2) 8 (4) 11.5
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kumar2006 Group Title
The length of a rectangle is 3 inches more than its width. The area of the rectangle is 40 square inches. What is the length, in inches, of the rectangle? (1) 5 (3) 8.5 (2) 8 (4) 11.5
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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chaise Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
A=LxW A=(w+3)*w 40=(w+3)*w 40=w^2+3w w^2+3w40=0 w=5 The width of the rectangle is equal to 5, the length (because the length is w+3) is equal to 8.
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kumar2006 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
2 is the answer
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kropot72 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I get the same answer as chaise: length = 8 inches
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