Asked Sep 16, 2019

Your backyard is 17 feet longer than it is wide. Its area is 5330 square feet. Its width is____


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Step 1

Let its width = x

So, length= x+17

Step 2

Area=length x width 

Given a...


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Area= Length x Width Or, 5330-(x+17) х х Or, 5330=x2+17x Or, x2+17x-5330=0 Or, x2+82x-65x-5330-0 Or, х(x+82)-65(х+82)30 Or, x+82)(x-65)=0


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