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the area of a rectangular table =82 square feet if its length is 8 feet longer than its width find the dimensions of the table

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    L = W + 8

    L * W = 82

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    (W+8)W = 82

    W^2 + 8W - 82 = 0

    I don't see how this could be factored. Do you have typos?

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    it has roots with sq. roots not simple integer coz its determinant is not a perfect sq.

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    piyush has confused the word determinant with discriminant, but is correct in saying thwe roots will not be integers

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