Terry O.

asked • 02/22/18

quadratic question

A carpet is 7 yards longer than it is wide. If it has an area of 21 square yards, what are its dimensions? Round your results in yards to one decimal place. Suggestion: Refer to the figure below, where x is in yards. Use the dimensions shown in that figure to calculate the area, and set that equal to 21 square yards.

1 Expert Answer


Carol H. answered • 02/22/18

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Masters' Degree in Mathematics with 35 Years of Teaching Experience

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