OpenStudy (anonymous):

A rectangular deck is 12 ft by 14 ft. When the length and width are increased by the same amount, the area becomes 288 sq. ft. By how much were the dimensions increased

4 years ago
OpenStudy (cwrw238):

use algebra let increase in length be x feet then area = (12 + x)(14 + x) = 288 now find x

4 years ago