The Width Of A Rectangle Is 4 Ft Less Than The Length. The Area Is 5 Ft^2. Can You Find The Length And The Width?

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Area of rectangle=2Length+2Width

Suppose Lenght=L
then Width=L-4
Put the values in the above equation

Area=2(L+W)
5=2(L+(L-4))
5=2(2L-4)
5=4L-8
4L=13
L=13/4
L=3.25
So Length=3.25
Width=L-4
Width=3.25-4
Width=-0.75

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