# The area of the rectangle is 136 cm². What is its length if its width is 8 cm?

In order to find the length of a rectangle, you need to know its area and width. In order to find the area of ​​a rectangle, you need to know its two sides, which are perpendicular, because the opposite sides of the rectangle are equal.
For an area that is affected by the English letter “S”, you need to know the length and width.
The area is equal to multiplying the length by the width. Accordingly, to find the width, you need to divide the area by the length, that is, divide the number “136” centimeters ^ 2 by the length of the rectangle the number “8” centimeters, and we get that the width is equal to the number “17” centimeters.

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