Posted by **Jacob** on Monday, October 8, 2007 at 6:24pm.

A rectangle has a width if 10 inches and an area of 5 square inches. What is the length of the rectangle?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, October 8, 2007 at 6:31pm
Area = length x width. Let x = the length of the rectangle.

5 = 10x

5/10 = x

1/2 inch = x

I wonder if you stated the problem correctly. The length should be the long side (10") and the width should be the short side (1/2").

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**Jacob**, Monday, October 8, 2007 at 6:44pm
thank you very much Ms.Sue!!!!!!!!

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**makayah**, Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 12:19am
1/2

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