## anonymous 4 years ago A corner lot has dimensions 25 by 40 yards. The city plans to take a strip of uniform width along the two sides bordering the streets to widen these roads. How wide should the strip be if the remainder of the lot is to have an area of 844 square yards? (Round your answer to two decimal places.) I got help before and got the answer of 3.12 yds but im still getting it as wrong so im all lost :/

1. anonymous

i tried that too and then 3.12 mult by 4 also :(

2. anonymous

hmmm, this is so weird then

3. anonymous

haha okay, well thank you anyway, ill talk with my teacher then!

4. anonymous

no :/

5. anonymous

but wait i think i remember my teacher talking about having something at 25 though

6. anonymous

okay!

7. anonymous

okay, well thank you SO much for the extra help!!!

8. anonymous

2.4958

9. anonymous

10. anonymous

$x=\frac{65+\sqrt{3601}}{2}$

11. anonymous

I just saw it, I hope my solution helps him/her..