# SOLUTION: The length of a rectangle is 5 times the width and its area is 180 square units. What is the length of the rectangle?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Rectangles Question 498228: The length of a rectangle is 5 times the width and its area is 180 square units. What is the length of the rectangle? Found 2 solutions by nerdybill, cleomenius:Answer by nerdybill(7375)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! The length of a rectangle is 5 times the width and its area is 180 square units. What is the length of the rectangle? . Let w = width then 5w = length . w(5w) = 180 5w^2 = 180 w^2 = 36 w = 6 units (width) . Length: 5w = 5(6) = 30 units Answer by cleomenius(959)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! width = x height = 5x Area = 5x^2 = 180 x^2 = 36 x = 6 6 units is the width,. 30 units is the height. 6 * 30 = 180 units squared. Cleomneius