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Question from john, a student:

if the area of a rectangular field is 90 sq. m and its length its is 19 m find its width

Hi John,

The are $A$ of a rectangle is given by

\[A = \mbox{ length} \times \mbox{ width.}\]

substitute the values you know and solve for the value you don't know.


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