Two rectangles have the same width. The length of one is 2 feet longer than the width. The length of the other is 4 feet longer than the width. The larger rectangle has 8 more square feet than the smaller. What is the width of the rectangles?

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2018-10-23 22:08:50

1st rectangle area: 2+x*x =x^2 +2 2nd rectangle area: 8(x^2+4) -7x= 30 X= -30/7 X= width

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