The area of a rectangular wall of a barn is 32 square feet. It’s length is 4 feet longer than the width. Find the length and width of the wall of the barn
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Question
The area of a rectangular wall of a barn is 32 square feet. It’s length is 4 feet longer than the width. Find the length and width of the wall of the barn
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1. User Answers jcherry99
Answer:
Stepbystep explanation:
Givens
Area = L * w
w = x
l = x + 4
Area = 32
Solution
32 = x(x + 4)
32 = x^2 + 4x
x^2 + 4x  32
(x + 8)(x  4)
Only x  4 is going to make any sense
x  4 = 0
x = 4
The width is 4
The length is 4 + 4 = 8
4*8 = 32 which is the area.