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Area of a rectangle

A rectangle is twice as long as it is wide. If it has an area of 24.5 inches, what are its dimensions?
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the width and length of the rectangle ?
The length is twice the width ?
The area is 24.5 square inches. ?

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A rectangle is twice as long as it is wide. If it has an area of 24.5 inches, what are its dimensions?
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Algebra and Geometry: using both to find the length of the two different sides of a rectangle, given the area and that the length is 2x the width.

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