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September 16, 2014

September 16, 2014

Posted by **anonymous** on Tuesday, May 8, 2007 at 8:55pm.

Just translate the English into "math"

"the length of a rectangle is 1 cm less than twice its width"

l=2w-1

"the area is 28"

w(2w-1) = 28

solve as a quadratic.

Hint: it factors very nicely

- math -
**Jeri**, Friday, May 6, 2011 at 6:53pmwidth = 4

length + 7

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