# One side of a rectangle is 6 longer than the adjacent side. The area is 187. What are the dimensions?

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#### Explanation:

The area of a rectangle is

The sides of the rectangle are 11 and 17.

#### Explanation:

let a,b be the sides of the rectangle with b being the loonger side

Thus

a=positve number

therefore the sides of the rectanlge are 11 and 17.