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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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A=LxW A=(w+3)*w 40=(w+3)*w 40=w^2+3w w^2+3w-40=0 w=5 The width of the rectangle is equal to 5, the length (because the length is w+3) is equal to 8.
2 is the answer
I get the same answer as chaise: length = 8 inches

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