# SOLUTION: A rectangular rug has a length that is three feet longer than its width. Its area is 130 square feet. What are its dimensions. I know that the L is 13 and the Width has to be 10

Algebra ->  Algebra  -> Rectangles -> SOLUTION: A rectangular rug has a length that is three feet longer than its width. Its area is 130 square feet. What are its dimensions. I know that the L is 13 and the Width has to be 10      Log On

 Ad: Algebrator™ solves your algebra problems and provides step-by-step explanations! Ad: Algebra Solved!™: algebra software solves algebra homework problems with step-by-step help!

 Geometry: Rectangles Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

 Click here to see ALL problems on Rectangles Question 217208: A rectangular rug has a length that is three feet longer than its width. Its area is 130 square feet. What are its dimensions. I know that the L is 13 and the Width has to be 10...but I don't know how to show it as a solved formula Found 2 solutions by rfer, Earlsdon:Answer by rfer(12662)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!lw+A (w+3)(w)=130 Answer by Earlsdon(6287)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Try this! L = Length and W = Width. Area: L*W = 130 Substitute L = W+3. Subtract 130 from both sides. Factor the trinomial. or so... or Discard the negative solution as width is a positive value. and: