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The length of a rectangle is 2 meters more than its width. If the area is 63 square meters, what are the length and width?
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Elisa

L=w+2
L x w = 63
(w+2) x w = 63
w^2+2w=63
w^2+2w63=0
What two factors multiply to 63 and add up to 2? 9 and 7. L=9, W=7
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