# Length & Width of Recatangular Floor

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The length of a rectangular floor is 8 meter less than twice its width. If a diagonal of the rectangle is20 meters, find the length and width of the floor.

a. width is 12 m, length is 16 m

b. width is 24 m, length is 32 m

c. width is 14 m, length is 18 m

d. width is 10 m, length is 15 m

e. width is 11 m, length is 17 m

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a. width is 12 m, length is 16 m

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Set up and equation and solve the following problem.

The length of a rectangular floor is 8 meter less than twice its width. ...

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The solution provides step by step method for the calculation of length and width of a rectangular floor, given its diagonal.

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