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The floor of a shed has an area of 54 sq.feet. Find the length and
width if the length is 3 feet less than twice its width.

Algebra 
bobpursley
WL=54
W(2W3)=54
2W^23W54=0
(2W )(w )=0
(2W+9)(W6)=0
w=6, L=9
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