To find: The length and width of the parcel.
The length of parcel is 246 ft and the width of parcel is 240 ft.
The length of parcel is 6 ft more than its width.
The length of each diagonal is 174 ft.
Let the width of parcel be x.
Tabulate the given information into the language of algebra.
|In words||In Algebra|
|Width of parcel||x|
|Length of parcel|
Model the equation for the above information.
Simplify the above equation for x,
The width of rectangle cannot be negative. So the width of parcel is 240 ft.
The length of parcel is,
The length of parcel is 246 ft.
Thus, the length of parcel is 246 ft and the width of parcel is 240 ft.
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