# Math : Statistics

The length of a rectangle is 2 meters more than 2 times the width. If the area is 12 square meters, find the width and the length.

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1. L = 2 W + 2

L * W = 12

substituting ... W (2 W + 2) = 12 ... W^2 + W - 6 = 0

solve for W , then substitute back to find L

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2. thank you R_scott for the help.

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