# The length of a rectangle plus its width is 25 cm. The area is 156 square cm. What are the length and width of the rectangle?

##### 2 Answers

Length

Width

#### Explanation:

Let Length of the rectangle be

Let Width of the rectangle be

so

Area

or

or

or

or

Therefore

or

or

or

or

and we have been given

Adding up both the equations

we get

or

or

or

or

By putting the value of

We get

or

or

#### Explanation:

Let length be

Let width be

Lat area be

Then

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Multiply everything by (-1)

Not that

And that