You need to come up with the following substitution for the length of rectangle such that:

length = `x`

The problem provides the information that the length exceeds the width by 2 such that:

width =`x + ` `2`

You should know that one diagonal of rectangle divides the rectangle into two right angle triangles.

Considering one right angle triangle,...

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