# Algebra

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Lisa is cutting carpet for a rectangular room. The area of the room is 324ft^2 . The length of the room is 3 feet longer than twice he width. What should the dimensions of he carpet be?

• Algebra -

w(2w+3) = 324
2w^2+3w-324 = 0
(2w+27)(w-12) = 0

w=12, so the room is 12x27

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The Oldham's living room is a rectangle measuring 19ft by 20ft. What is the area?

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