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# The length of a rectangle is 1 foot less than twice the width. If the area is 45 ft2, find the length and width.?

The length of a rectangle is 1 foot less than twice the width. If the area is 45 ft2, find the length and width.

Question 3 options:

A)

Width = 9, length = 10

B)

Width = 4, length = 7

C)

Width = 5, length = 9

D)

Width = 9∕2, length = 10

### 3 Answers

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•  The length of a rectangle is 1 foot less than twice the width.

If the area is 45 ft^2, find the length and width.

Answer options:

A)

Width = 9, length = 10

B)

Width = 4, length = 7

C)

Width = 5, length = 9              ===> Answer

D)

Width = 9∕2, length = 10

• I think the answer is D

• Same as your previous question.

Only Width = 5, length = 9

Meets both requirements

Area = 45

5 * 9 = 45

Length is 1 less than twice width

9 = 2*5 - 1

answer C <–––––

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