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A rectangular flower garden with dimensions 3m by 7m is surrounded by the walk of uniform width. If the are of the walk is 11 sq. m, what is the width in meters?
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A rectangular flower garden with dimensions 3m by 7m is surrounded by the walk of uniform width. If the are of the walk is 11 sq. m, what is the width in meters?

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zordoloom
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1358847023244:dw

zordoloom
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you know where to go from here?

zordoloom
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you mind if I continue?

zordoloom
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1358847340760:dw

zordoloom
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you think you can solve that equation?

dhudz23
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Not sure.. I could but it would take me a while and i wouldn't be to confident of my answer.

zordoloom
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1(7+2x)(3 +2x)11=21> 4x^2+20x11=0> now solve this using the quad. equation. x=5.5 and x=.5 The value can only be positive therefore the width can only be x=.5 So the width around the garden is 1/2 m or .5m. Whichever method your prefer.

dhudz23
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes it does, thank you!
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