# What is the dimensions of a rectangle with an area of 10 square feet if its length is 8 ft more than twice the width?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 18, 2017

#### Explanation:

Let the length be

and the width be

We are told

so the area,

but we are also told that the area is

So

A negative length is not possible, so the only valid possibility is

and, since