Wednesday

November 26, 2014

November 26, 2014

Posted by **Debbie** on Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 11:16am.

The length of a rectangle is 1 cm longer than its width. If the diagnol of the rectangle is 4cm, what are the dimensions of the rectangle?

- Geometry -
**Reiny**, Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 11:56amUse Pythagoras

x^2 + (x+1)^2 = 16

Expand to get a quadratic equation. Solve using the formula and use only the positive answer

(I got a width of 2.28 and a length of 3.28)

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

algebra , help - Can someone help me set up the equations thanks. Directions: ...

Geometry - The length of a rectangle is 1cm longer than its width. If the ...

basic geometry - A rectangle has width the same asa a side of a square whose ...

College Algebra - Suppose that the length of a rectangle is 3 inches longer than...

College Algebra - Suppose that the length of a rectangle is 3 inches longer than...

trigonometry - the length of a rectangle is 2cm longer than the width. if its ...

trigonometry - the length of a rectangle is 2cm longer than the width. if its ...

basic geometric - 10. a rectangle has width the same as a side of a square whose...

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

math - the length of a rectangle is 4cm less then twice its width. the perimeter...