# Math Help - Polynomial Equations

1. ## Polynomial Equations

The width of a square-based storage tank is 3 meters less than its height. the tank has a capacity of 20 meters. If the dimensions are integer values in meters, what are they?

2. Originally Posted by lankan601
The width of a square-based storage tank is 3 meters less than its height. the tank has a capacity of 20 cubic meters. If the dimensions are integer values in meters, what are they?
The base area of the tank is $x^2$ square meters.

The volume of the tank is $x^2(x+3)$ cubic meters.

$4(5)=20$