# math

the length of a rectangle is 23 centimeters less than five times its width. Its area is 42 square centimeters. Find the dimensions of the rectangle

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1. w(5w-23) = 42
Now solve for w.

Or, consider that two factors of 42 are 6 and 7.

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2. 6,-7/5

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3. the length of a rectangle is 23 centimeters less than five times its width. Its area is 42 square centimeters. Find the dimensions of the rectangle

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