Posted by **Kristi** on Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 6:46pm.

The floor of a one-story building is 14 feet longer than it is wide (see figure). The building has 1472 square feet of floor space.

a) Write a quadratic equation for the area of the floor in terms of w.

(b) Find the length l and width w of the floor.

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Algebra - Algebra Word Problems: 1. The length of the floor of a one-storey ...
- calculus - A multistoried building has a floor area of 2,000 square feet on the ...
- algebra - The rectangular floor of a shed has a length 4 feet longer than its ...
- math 2 - is a one-story building, having dimensions of 80 ft. x 50 ft. x 20 ft. ...
- math - true or false A one-story building, having dimensions of 80 ft. x 50 ft. ...
- math - Jeff is replacing the tile on his floor. he pans to use square tiles that...
- Math - You are given the job of laying carpet for a six-story building. At each ...
- math - mary put new tiles on her kitchen floor. the floor measures 6 feet long ...
- johnson - The length of a rectangular floor is 2 feet more than its width. The ...
- write an equation to represent each situation - Mary covered her floor with 10 ...

More Related Questions