# SOLUTION: The lenght of a rectangle is 3 inches more than its width.If th area of the rectangle is 238 square inches,what is its lenght?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 58153: The lenght of a rectangle is 3 inches more than its width.If th area of the rectangle is 238 square inches,what is its lenght?Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!L=W+3 L*W=238( (W+3)W=238 W^2+3W-238=0 (W+17)(W-14)=0 W=17=0 W=-17 NOT A SOLUTION W-14=0 W=14 L=14+3 L=17 PROOF 14*17=238 238=238