# Math Help - Quadratic Formula

1. ## Quadratic Formula

the length of the top of a table is 5 ft greater than the width . Find the length and width if the area is 84 ft^2

2. ## Re: Quadratic Formula

Originally Posted by catherinee
the length of the top of a table is 5 ft greater than the width . Find the length and width if the area is 84 ft^2
w (w+5)= 84 square ft. Solve for w