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Quadratic Equation Application Word Problems

A graphic artist is designing a poster that consists of a rectangular print with a uniform border. The print is to be twice as tall as it is wide, and the border is 3 inches wide. If the area of the poster is to be 680 square inches, find the demensions of the print.

The foot of an extension ladder is 9 feet from the base of the building. The height that the ladder reaches on the wall and the length of the ladder are consecutive intergers. How long is the ladder?

Solution Summary

Word problems are solved using quadratic equations.