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Posted by on Monday, April 25, 2011 at 7:37pm.

A rectangle has an area of 72 square inches. The length of the longest side is twice the length of the shortest side. What is the length of the rectangle?

  • math - , Monday, April 25, 2011 at 7:43pm

    L=2W,
    L*W=72
    (2W)*W = 72
    W²=72/2=36
    Solve for W (width) and hence calculate length L.

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