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Two rectangles have the same width. The length of one is 2 feet longer than the width. The length of the other is 4 feet longer than the width. The larger rectangle has 8 more square feet than the smaller. What is the width of the rectangles?

Math ( Algebra 1 ) 
bobpursley,
arealarge8=areasmall
w(w+4)8=w(w+2)
solve for w.