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Posted by **rainer ferrer** on Monday, August 4, 2014 at 10:13pm.

1. if the width of the table is p meters what will be its length?

2.form a quadratic equation that represents the situation?

3.find the solution from the given quadratic equation?

4.give the dimension of the table?

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**Reiny**, Monday, August 4, 2014 at 10:39pmwhat is 2 more than p ?

isn't it p+2 ?

area = p(p+2)

p^2 + 2p = 8

p^2 + 2p - 8 = 0

which factors to

(p+4)(p-2) = 0

p = -4, which is not admissable

or

p = 2

so the table is 2 m by 4 m

check: what is 2 x 4 ?

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