The area of a rectangle is \(144 in^{2}\) . If the length of the rectangle is 16 in., what is its width?

9 in.

Explanation

The area of a rectangle \(=\text { length } \times \text { width }\). So the width of a rectangle = area / length. The width of the given rectangle \(=144 \mathrm{in}^{2} / 16 \mathrm{in}=9 \mathrm{in}\).

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