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ashleysmith

  • 3 years ago

The length of a rectangle is 5 greater than the width. The area of the rectangle is 36. What's the length

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  1. Calcmathlete
    • 3 years ago
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    Set up an equation. A = lw 36 = x(x + 5) Can you solve from here?

  2. ashleysmith
    • 3 years ago
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    Do you distribute and then collect like terms and then divide that number by36

  3. Calcmathlete
    • 3 years ago
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    You distribute, then bring the 26 to the other side so that it's equal to 0 and set up a quadratic.

  4. Calcmathlete
    • 3 years ago
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    I mean bring the 36 to the other side.

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