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if the area of a rectangle is 30 square centimeters and the length is 6 centimeters,use the equation 30=6w to find the width w of the rectangle.I don't understand what would be the correct answer I think my aswer doesn't look correct.

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    30=6*w

    divide both sides by 6

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