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The length, l, of a rectangle is 2 feet less than three times the width, w, of the rectangle. The area of the rectangle is 481 square feet. Find the length and width of the rectangle.
how do i work this problem out?

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bobpursley
length = 3w2
w is width
area= w(3w2) 
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Anonymous
i don't know
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