To find: The width of rectangular bedroom.
The width of rectangular bedroom is 12 ft.
The length of bedroom is 7 ft more than its width.
The area of bedroom is .
Let the width of bedroom be x.
Tabulate the given information into the language of algebra.
|In words||In Algebra|
|Width of bedroom||x|
|Length of bedroom|
Model the equation for the above information.
Simplify the above equation for x,
The width of the bedroom must be a positive number, so the width of bedroom is 12 ft.
Thus, the width of rectangular bedroom is 12 ft.
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