NRICH: Length, Width and Area

The area of a rectangle is 225 square units. Find its width.

Its length is 16 more than its width.

Find its width.

This problem is taken from the World Mathematics Championships

You can find more short problems, arranged by curriculum topic, in our short problems collection.

Age 14 to 16

Math Topics
Addition & Subtraction, Quadratic Equations
High School
9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade

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