# SOLUTION: The length of the smaller rectangle at the right is 1 inch less than twice its width. Both the dimensions of the larger rectangle are 2 inches longer than the smaller rectangle. Th

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 Question 388282: The length of the smaller rectangle at the right is 1 inch less than twice its width. Both the dimensions of the larger rectangle are 2 inches longer than the smaller rectangle. The area of the shaded region is 86 square inches. What are the dimensions of the smaller rectangle? Answer by solver91311(18785)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Ok, no problem. Let me get out my crystal ball so that I can divine what the "shaded region" might represent. This is Algebra.com -- NOT the Psychic Hot Line. John My calculator said it, I believe it, that settles it