# SOLUTION: Can you help me with this equation problem? A pasture is twice as long as it is wide. Its area is 115,200 ft^2. How wide is the pasture?

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 Question 119783: Can you help me with this equation problem? A pasture is twice as long as it is wide. Its area is 115,200 ft^2. How wide is the pasture?Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!LENGTH*WIDTH=AREA 2X*X=115,200 2X^2=115,200 X^2=115,200/2 X^2=57,600 X=SQRT57,600 X=240 WHICH IS THE WIDTH 2*240=480 WHICH IS THE LENGTH. PROOF 240*480=115,200 115,200=115,200