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jerzey
08-23-2005, 07:23 PM
the length of a rectangle is 1cm longer than its width. If the diagonal of the rectangle is 4cm, what are the dimensions (the length and the width) of the rectangle

stapel
08-23-2005, 08:14 PM
Pick a variable for the width. Write an expression, in terms of this variable, for the length. Then plug the variable, the expression, and "4" into the Pythagorean Theorem, and solve.

Eliz.

Denis
08-23-2005, 08:46 PM
Whassamatta jerzey? You posted that before...