anonymous
  • anonymous
A pool measuring 16 meters by 20 meters surrounded by a path of uniform width, as shown in the figure. If the area of the pool and path combined is 1152 square meters, what is the width of the path?
Mathematics
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  • schrodinger
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anonymous
  • anonymous
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anonymous
  • anonymous
X=8 meters Set up your equation using the area formula. LxW=1152 So you have (2x+20)(2x+16)=1152 That will give you a quadratic equation that you can solve for x using the quadratic formula. \[(-b \pm \sqrt{-b ^{2 }-4ac})/2a\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
Should be \[(-b \pm \sqrt{b ^{2}-4ac})/2a\] It's time to quit.

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