Posted by **Nikayla** on Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 8:28pm.

The width of a rectangle is 2ft less than the length. The area is 8ft^2.Find the length and the width.

The width is__ ft.

The length is __ ft.

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 8:31pm
The factors of 8 are:

8, 1

4, 2

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**Nikayla**, Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 8:34pm
I got the width is 2 and the length is 4

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 8:34pm
Right again!

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