# SOLUTION: The length of a rectangle is the sum of two whole numbers. The width of the rectangle is the difference of the same two whole numbers. Using these facts, write a verbal expression

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 Question 603084: The length of a rectangle is the sum of two whole numbers. The width of the rectangle is the difference of the same two whole numbers. Using these facts, write a verbal expression for the area of the rectangle. Answer by KMST(1868)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A verbal expression? There are two whole numbers involved, so let's call them a and b. We will say that a>b. The length of the rectangle is a+b. The width of the rectangle is a-b. The area of the rectangle is Maybe the expected answer is "The area of the rectangle is the difference between two perfect squares", or "The area of the rectangle is numerically equal to the difference between two perfect squares," or some variation of that theme.