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anonymous

  • one year ago

The equation w(w + 6) = 40 represents the area of a rectangle where w represents the width. What are the dimensions of the rectangle?

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  1. zepdrix
    • one year ago
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    So I guess you could do the expand thing, and solve the quadratic again :)

  2. zepdrix
    • one year ago
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    \(\large\rm w^2+6w-40=0\) Do you understand how to get to this point?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes. Distribute, subtract, then work it from there. Thanks!

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