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Posted by **Liz** on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 1:10pm.

The width of a rectangle is 5 ft, its length is (3x+2) ft, and its area is 75 ft². Find x

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**Steve**, Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 1:34pmJust set up an equation:

area = width * length

75 = 5 * (3x+2)

. . .

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**Liz**, Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 2:08pmThat's what I thought but what about the 75 being squared does that make a difference?

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