## Algebra 1

Area of a rectangle = Length x Breadth Thus, $(2x+13)x=24$ Re-write the equations as: $2x^2+13x=24$ or, $2x^2+13x-24=0$ Solve the quadratic expression by factorziation. $(2x-3)(x+8)=0$ $x=1.5,-8$ Neglect negative sign, we have $x=1.5$ in