Posted by **Anonymous** on Friday, February 21, 2014 at 2:48pm.

Can someone simply tell me what methods I must use in order to solve this word problem? Please, don't include the answer. I wish to solve this on my own. However, I would truly appreciate it if anyone could evaluate my answer afterwards.

"A rectangle has a width w and its length is 4 units longer than 2 times the width, or 2w + 4. Write a polynomial for the area of the rectangle."