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anonymous
 5 years ago
A square poster has sides measuring 2 feet less than the signs of a square sign. If the difference between the two areas is 12 square feet, find the lengths of the sides of the poster and the sign.
anonymous
 5 years ago
A square poster has sides measuring 2 feet less than the signs of a square sign. If the difference between the two areas is 12 square feet, find the lengths of the sides of the poster and the sign.

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If the square sign has a side of "x" then The square poster has sides of "x2" x^2  (x2)^2= 12 x^2  (x^2  4x + 4) = 12 x^2  x^2 + 4x  4 = 12 4x  4 = 12 4x = 16 x = 4 Square sign is 4 x 4 Square poster is 2 x 2 16  4 = 12
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