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 Click here to see ALL problems on Equations Question 301898: Solve using the five-step problem-solving process. Show all steps necessary to arrive at your solution. A rectangular board is 8 inches longer than it is wide. If the area of the board is 48 square inches, find the length and the width.Answer by helpnalgebra(91)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!x(x+8)=48 x^2+8x=48 x^2+8x-48=0 x^2+12x-4x-48=0 x(x+12)-4(x+12)=0 (x+12)(x-4 ) = 0 x= -12 Or 4 So width = 4 inches Length =12 inches