# The area of a rectangular floor is described by the equation w(w-9)=252 where w is the width of the floor in meters. What is the width o the floor?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 3, 2016

Width

#### Explanation:

Given:

Multiply everything inside the brackets by

Subtract 252 from both sides

Factors of 252 that have a difference of 9 are 12 and 21

We need -9 so the larger if the two is negative.

So

Width