# The length of a rectangle is 5ft more than twice its width, and the area of the rectangle is 88ft. How do you find the dimensions of the rectangle?

##### 2 Answers

Length

#### Explanation:

Let the length & width be

By what is given,

Next, using the formula : Area of rectangle = length

To factorise this, we observe that

So we replace,

Then

It is easy to verify that the pair

Hence the dimensions of the rectangle are length

**Length of rectangle is** **and Width is**

#### Explanation:

The area of the rectangle should be

Let the width of the rectangle be