Thomas is thinking of a number. He knows that the product of 5 less than twice his number and 3 more than his number is 13. What is his number?
A. 7/2
B. 10/3
C. 9/4
D. 17/5

Thomas is thinking of a number. He knows that the product of 5 less than twice his number and 3 more than his number is 13. What is his number?
A. 7/2
B. 10/3
C. 9/4
D. 17/5

Thomas is thinking of a number. He knows that the product of 5 less than twice his number and 3 more than his number is 13. What is his number? A. 7/2 B. 10/3 C. 9/4 D. 17/5

Weegy: L (length) = 18ft + W (Width)
A (Area) = LxW
Therefore:
2,128 = (18+W)xW ;
2,128 = 18W + W^2 ;
W^2 +18W - 2,128 =0.
By solving the equation we get:
W = (-18+94)/2 which is positive or
W= (-18-94)/2 0 so the solution is W=76/2=38 ft and L=18+38=56 [ ft. ] (More)

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