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A rectangle has a width if 10 inches and an area of 5 square inches. What is the length of the rectangle?

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Area = length x width. Let x = the length of the rectangle.

5 = 10x
5/10 = x
1/2 inch = x

I wonder if you stated the problem correctly. The length should be the long side (10") and the width should be the short side (1/2").

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thank you very much Ms.Sue!!!!!!!!

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1/2

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