math
posted by thomas .
The iength of a rectangle is 3 inches greater than its width and its area is 88 square inches.An equation that may be used to find the width w of the rectangle is
a. 3w^2=88
b. w^2/3=88
c. w^2+3w88=0
d. w^23w=88
e. w=29.3
please answer and explain

width  w
length  w+3
w(w+3) = 88
which of your choices matches this after simplifying ?