area of a rectangle is 33ft sq,length of the rectangle is 5ft less than twice the width. Find the d e

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area of a rectangle is 33ft sq,length of the rectangle is 5ft less than twice the width. Find the dimension.

Dec 10th, 2014

A = 33
L = 2W - 5

WL = A

W(2W - 5) = 33
2W^2 - 5W - 33 = 0
(2W - 11)(W + 3) = 0
W = -3, 11/2

ignore the negative solution

W = 11/2 ft =5.5ft
L = 6 ft 

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