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The area of a rectangle is 532 square units. Find the length and the width of the rectangle.
One side of the rectangle is x+5 and the other is x4

(x+5)*(x4)=532
x^2+x20=532
x^2+x552=0
(x23)*(x+24)=0
x=23, so length, width is 234, and 235 
oops, 234, and 23+5
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