# SOLUTION: one side of a pool table is 1 foot longer than twice the width. the area of the pool table is 15 square feet. what is the length of the table? how would you write this as a formul

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry Word Problems Question 5031: one side of a pool table is 1 foot longer than twice the width. the area of the pool table is 15 square feet. what is the length of the table? how would you write this as a formula?Answer by rapaljer(4667)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let x = width of the table 2x + 1 = length of the table The formula is for area: WIDTH * LENGTH = AREA x ( 2x + 1) = 15 That is the formula, which is a quadratic equation. Remember, you'll have to reject any negative values of x. R^2 at SCC