# The width of a rectangle is y feet long, and it is 4 feet longer than it is wide. What is the area of the rectangle?

##### 1 Answer
Mar 28, 2016

So the length is $y + 4$

#### Explanation:

The area will be width times length:
$y \times \left(y + 4\right) = {y}^{2} + 4 y$