To find: The length and width of building lot.
The width of building lot is 66 ft and length is 330 ft.
The length is five times as its width.
The area of building lot is half-acre.
Let the width of building lot be x.
Tabulate the given information into the language of algebra.
|In words||In Algebra|
|Width of building lot||x|
|Length of building lot||5x|
|Area of half-acre building lot||21780|
Model the equation for the above information.
Simplify the above equation for x,
Length of building lot is,
Thus, the width of building lot is 66 ft and length is 330 ft.
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