# Factoring quadratic equtations

### Kirkland 10/14/13

The mathmatic definition of factoring is, one of two of more quantities that divides a given quantity without a remainder.

# Word problem

# First....

Write the correct equation for the problem..

Draw a picture

# Write the correct equation.

Let x= width

Let x+2=lenghth

# Bring all variables to one side

Now factor

# Now factor

# Notice! You cannot have a negative width so change to positive.

# now solve for the length

# So the answer is....

Length = 9cm

Width = 7cm