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Each side of a square is increased by 2 centimeters, producing a new square whose area is 30 square centimeters. Find the length of the sides of the original square width.
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Each side of a square is increased by 2 centimeters, producing a new square whose area is 30 square centimeters. Find the length of the sides of the original square width.
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Original square side: s Increased side of each square: s + 2 Area of increased square: (s + 2)(s + 2) Area of increased square: 30 So (s + 2)(s + 2) = 30 s^2 + 4s + 4 = 30 s^2 + 4s  26 = 0 Can you continue now?
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Yes thank you so much
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