# The length of a rectangular floor is 5 feet less than twice its width. The area of the rectangle is 150 square feet. What is the length of the room?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 17, 2017

#### Answer:

See below

width

length

#### Explanation:

Area = length X width

let width

let length

distribute

subtract 150 from both sides

factor

width

since distance cannot be negative,

width

length