Posted by toni on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 5:30pm.
an aquarium holding african cichlids is 2 inches higher than it is wide. Its length is 29 inches and its volumne is 3480 cubic inches. what is the height and width inches.

math  Reiny, Friday, March 22, 2013 at 5:39pm
length  29
width  x
height x+2
29x(x+2) = 3480
divide by 29 and expand
x^2 + 2x = 120
x^2 + 2x  120 = 0
(x+12)(x10) = 0
x = 10 or x is a negative, which can't be
the width is 10 inches
the height is 12 inches
check: 10(12)(29) = 3480

math  Anonymous, Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 10:54am
An aquarium holding african cichlids is 3inches higher than it is wide.Its length is 28inches,volume is 3640?
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