# The length of a rectangle is 1 foot less than 4 times its width. How do you find the dimensions of this rectangle if the area is 60 square feet?

##### 1 Answer

Dimensions of rectangle are

#### Explanation:

Assume that the width in feet is

As area of a rectangle (which is

Hence

As this is a quadratic equation of type

Hence equation can be written as

or

solution is

As width cannot be

Hence dimensions of rectangle are