# SOLUTION: The length and width of a rectangle are consecutive odd integers. The area of the rectangle is 63 square units. How long is the longest side of the rectangle?

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 Question 159406: The length and width of a rectangle are consecutive odd integers. The area of the rectangle is 63 square units. How long is the longest side of the rectangle?Answer by edjones(7569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let the integers be x,and x+2 x(x+2)=63 x^2+2x-63=0 (x+9)(x-7)=0 x=7, x+2=9 . Ed