Monday

April 21, 2014

April 21, 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

**Related Questions**

Algebra/geometry - a rectangle has a width of 4 cm less than it's length. if a ...

A=LxW - Length of a rectangle is 13 cm less than 5 times it's width. Its area is...

Algebra - A rectangle was 25 cm longer than it was wide. A new rectangle was ...

Algebra 1 - The length of a rectangle is 4 cm more than the width. The area of ...

geometry - The width of a rectangle is 6 cm less than its length. If the area of...

math - The length of a rectangle is 5 cm more than twice the width. The ...

math - The width of a rectangle is 6 cm less than the length. A second rectangle...

Algebra 1 - This is a five step problem: The width of a rectangle is 6 cm less ...

Math - A rectangle has a width of 4 cm and a height of 3 cm. If another ...

math - the length of a photograph is 1 cm less than twice the width. the area is...