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? asked in Education & ReferenceHomework Help · 1 month ago

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

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

     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

  • 1 month ago

    I think the answer is D

  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    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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