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The diagonal of TV is 26 inches long. One side is 14 inches longer than the other side. Find the length and width of the TV screen.

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Breadth x inches Length (x +14) inches

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xx+14) (26) x +x+28x + 196 = 676 2x28x-480 = 0 >x 14x 240 = 0 -14 (14)-4(1)(-240)_-14 34 x 2 2 x 10 or x = -24 But breadth cannot be negative, therefore x 10

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