Buried treasure. Ahmed has half of a treasure map, which indicates that the treasure is buried in the desert 2x+6 paces from Castle Rock. Vanessa has the other half of the map. Her half indicates that to ﬁnd the treasure, one must get to Castle Rock, walk x paces to the north, and then walk 2x+4 paces to the east. If they share their information, then they can ﬁnd x and save a lot of digging. What is x?
Pythagorean Quadratic problem. Can some one please tell me if I set this problem up correct?
x^2+(2x+4) = (2x+6)^2

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your set up is close, but it's incorrect unfortunately

it should be this
x^2+(2x+4)^2 = (2x+6)^2
notice how the "(2x+4)" is squared

How about is the next step correct? x^2+4x^2+16x+16=4x^2+24x+36

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