Posted by **ni** on Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 1:19pm.

the area of the rectangular playground enclosure at South School is 500 square meters. The length of the playground is 5 meters longer than the width. Find the dimensions of the playground, in meters.

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 1:25pm
area=l*w=(w+500)w

500=w^2+500w

put it in standard form, solve. use the quadratic equation.

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**anthony**, Monday, October 11, 2010 at 7:17pm
the length of a rectangle is 6m than width area is 55m2 what is dimensions of rectangle

- geometry -
**anthony**, Monday, October 11, 2010 at 7:19pm
the length of a rectangle is 6m than the width. the area is 55m2 what are the dimensions of the rectangle.

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