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1-23.

The area of each rectangle below is shown in the middle of the rectangle. For each figure, find the missing length or width.

The area of a rectangle is the product of the length and width.

Substitute the area and the unknown length or the width into the equation A =

*l*·*w*.Solve for the unknown variable.

Try not to be confused by the orientation of the rectangle. Solve as in part (a).

See the example below.