# SOLUTION: a rectangular parking lot has the length of 7 yards graeter than the width. the area is 330 square yards. find the length and width?

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 Question 335731: a rectangular parking lot has the length of 7 yards graeter than the width. the area is 330 square yards. find the length and width?Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!let width be x length = x+7 x(x+7)=330 x^2+7x-330=0 x^2+22x-15x-330 =0 x(x=22)-15(x=22)=0 (x-22)(x-15)=0 x=-22 , x= 15 ignore negative value of 22 The width is 15 yards. the length will be 15+7 = 22 yards .. CHECK 15*22=330 sq. yards