# A rectangular table is four times as long as it is wide. lf the area is 100 square feet, how do you find the length and the width of the table?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 2, 2017

The width of the table is

#### Explanation:

Let us consider the width of the table as

Since the area is

Divide both sides by

Find the square root of each side.

Since we cannot consider a negative here, the width of the table is