Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 9 - Quadratic Functions and Equations - 9-5 Completing the Square - Standardized Test Prep - Page 566: 54


1.5 in

Work Step by Step

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
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