# SOLUTION: Larry wants to buy some carpeting for his living room.The length of a room is 2 times the width and the total area of the room is 32 square meters,what is the length of the living

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Surface-area Question 429197: Larry wants to buy some carpeting for his living room.The length of a room is 2 times the width and the total area of the room is 32 square meters,what is the length of the living room?Answer by jorel1380(2518)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Assuming Larry's living room is rectangular, the formula for the area of the room is length X width. Since the length is twice the width, we get: 2Width X Width =32 2W^2 = 32 W^2 = 16 W = 4 L = 2W = 8.