okay the problem is: The length of a rectangle is 8 more than the width. The area is 308 square units. What are the dimensions of the rectangle? PLEASEEE HELP!
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width = x length = x + 8 x(x+8) = 308 x^2 + 8x = 308 x^2 + 8x - 308 = 0 x = 14, x = -22 reject the negative plug in x as 14 width = 14 length = 22 14*22 = 308
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