Posted by **Joseph** on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 5:12pm.

A rectangle was 25 cm longer than it was wide. A new rectangle was formed by decreasing the length by 6 cm and decreasing the width by 5 cm. The area of the new rectangle was 585 cm squared. Find the dimensions of the original rectangle.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Algebra/geometry - a rectangle has a width of 4 cm less than it's length. if a ...
- algebra , help - Can someone help me set up the equations thanks. Directions: ...
- ALGEBRA - THE LENGTH OF THE RECTANGLE EXCEEDS ITS WIDTH BY 3 CM. IF THE LENGTH ...
- maths - the length of a rectangle is 3 less than 5 times its width. Write a ...
- calc - can you just show me how to set this up? or a formula that could help? im...
- math - a rectangle is twice as long as it is wide. if both of its dimensions are...
- math - The length of a rectangle is twice the width. If the length is increased ...
- algebra1 - The length of a rectangle is twice the width. If the length is ...
- Help math - The length of a certain rectangle is quadrupled and the width is ...
- algebra - If the length and width of a rectangle are each multiplied by 3, how ...

More Related Questions