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Vincent R.

asked • 07/10/15

The length of a rectangle is 1 foot less than 4 times its width. Find the dimensions of this rectangle if the area is 60 square feet.

The length of a rectangle is 1 foot less than 4 times its width. Find the dimensions of this rectangle if the area is 60 square feet.

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Michael J. answered • 07/10/15

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Andrew M. answered • 07/10/15

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Michael J.

You misread part of the problem.  The length is 1 foot less than 4 times the width.
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07/10/15

Andrew M.

I see that.  Thank you.
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