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The area of a rectangle is 532 square units. Find the length and the width of the rectangle.

One side of the rectangle is x+5 and the other is x-4

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    (x+5)*(x-4)=532

    x^2+x-20=532
    x^2+x-552=0

    (x-23)*(x+24)=0

    x=23, so length, width is 23-4, and 23-5

  • math - ,

    oops, 23-4, and 23+5

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