Posted by **Nicole** on Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 2:47pm.

The length of a rectangle is three more than twice its width. The area is 65 m2. What is its width?

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**Henry**, Monday, July 4, 2011 at 7:26pm
Width = X meters.

Length = (2X+3) meters.

X(2X+3) = 65m^2.

2X^2 + 3X = 5,

2X^2 + 3X - 65 = 0,

Solve for X using the Quad. Formula:

X = 5, and -6.5.

Select + value of X:

X = 5m = Width.

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