rectangle area: if length is increased by 6 and width increa

jking

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If the length of a rectangle is increased by 6 in. and its width is increased by 2 in., its area is increased by 32in.squared. What is the original dimensions?
 

Denis

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Re: rectangle area

jking said:
If the length of a rectangle is increased by 6 in. and its width is increased by 2 in., its area is increased by 32in.squared. What is the original dimensions?
original area = LW
(L + 6)(W + 2) = LW + 32
 
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