The length of a rectangle is 24 inches long and has an area of 768 sq inches. How do I find its width. Please explain to me in simple terms.

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Hello, Originally Posted by ladyk The length of a rectangle is 24 inches long and has an area of 768 sq inches. How do I find its width. Please explain to me in simple terms. remember the formula of the area of a rectangle ? You know the length to be 24 inches, and the area to be 768 sq inches. The unknown is the width. Can you see a way to get it ?

Thank you so much. So basically I'm finding ? x 24=768 right?

Originally Posted by ladyk Thank you so much. So basically I'm finding ? x 24=768 right? Yup (but you have to find x, do you agree ? sorry to ask this question, but I can't know what you've really understood )

x= 32