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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?

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

    posted by Jen

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