# math

if a rectangle has 8ft base and a 3ft heignt, how nuch must eh heignt be incresed to make a new area of 56 sq. ft.? Hint:let the new height be x plus the old height

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1. From the wording and hint, since area = height times width, this is the formula:

(X + 3) * 8 = 56

Solve for X.

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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