a rectangular plot of land has an area of 1050 m squared. its length exceeds its width by 5 m. find the length of the plot.
i got x(x+5) is tha right?

Area is LW, and in this case (w+5)w

In your rendition, x is width. Add five to get length when you solve.

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  1. -3=w+5

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