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anonymous
 one year ago
Someone help me please .
Write an equation to model the given situation.
The area of a rectangle is 48 square centimeters. The length of the rectangle is 8 centimeters longer than the width.
anonymous
 one year ago
Someone help me please . Write an equation to model the given situation. The area of a rectangle is 48 square centimeters. The length of the rectangle is 8 centimeters longer than the width.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Let's use l to denote length and w to denote width. What is the formula for computing the area of a rectangle given its length and width?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[Area = l \times w\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Length is always longer than the width. In this case, the length is exactly 8cm longer than the width.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0We can then express the area of this rectangle in either length only or width only.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[Area = l \times (l8) = w \times (w+8) = 48\]

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 one year ago
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