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  • one year ago

A rectangular garden is 16 feet long. If you walk diagonally across the garden, you would walk 20 feet. How many feet wide is the garden?

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  1. anonymous
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    |dw:1434581041980:dw|

  2. anonymous
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    any ideas?

  3. anonymous
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    hello

  4. anonymous
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    yeah

  5. anonymous
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    formula a^2 +b^2 =c^2?

  6. anonymous
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    yep, solve for x

  7. anonymous
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    ok give me a sec

  8. anonymous
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    656 ft?

  9. anonymous
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    nope

  10. anonymous
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    16^2 + x^2 = 20^2

  11. anonymous
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    did you get that?

  12. anonymous
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    yeah i got that part

  13. anonymous
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    ok now just simplify a little bit

  14. anonymous
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    256+x^2=400

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    x^2=400-256

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    x^2=144

  17. anonymous
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    12ft

  18. anonymous
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    and what is the last step?

  19. anonymous
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    that's right

  20. anonymous
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    yay ok got it! thanks

  21. anonymous
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    no problem

  22. anonymous
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    i need help with this one

  23. anonymous
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    Carpet sells for $4 per square foot and will cost you $836 to recarpet your room. If your room is 19 feet long, how many feet wide is it?

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    i got 12 ft

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