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Mang jose wants to make a table which has an area of 6m, the length of the table has to be 1m longer than the width. If the width of the table is p meters, what will be the length. Form a quadratic equation that represent the equation.

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    width --- p
    length -- p+1

    p(p+1) = 6
    p^2 + p - 6 = 0

    easy to solve by factoring...

  • math -

    Width --- p
    length --- p+1

    p(p+1)=6
    p^2 + p - 6 = 0

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    Without actually computing for the roots, determine whether the dimensions of the are rational numbers. Explain

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