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The width of a rectangle is 3 inches less than its length. The area of the rectangle is 340 square inches. What are the length and width of the rectangle?

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KatriceLaigo

A = WL A = 340 W = L - 3 340 = (L-3)(L) 340 = L^2 - 3L L^2 - 3L - 340 = 0 L = 20 W = l - 3 W = 20 - 3 W = 17 so the length is 20 inches and the width is 17 inches

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