algebra

The area of a rectangle is 72 in^2. The width is 6 inches greater than the length. Which expression represents?
the width?

a) w = 1 * 6
b) w = 1 + 6
c) w = 1 - 6
d) w = 6 - 1

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  1. The phrase "greater than" means to add one number to the other.

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  2. Right.

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  3. Thank you Ms.Sue :)

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