# The length of the garden.

### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

### Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

#### Solutions

Chapter 1.6, Problem 35E
To determine

Expert Solution

## Answer to Problem 35E

The length of the garden is 45 ft.

### Explanation of Solution

Given:

The width of the garden is 25 ft.

The area of the garden is 1125ft2.

Calculation:

Let x be the length of the garden.

Tabulate the given information algebraically.

 In words In Algebra Length of garden x Area of garden x×25

Table (1)

Model the equation for the above information as follows.

Areaofgarden=length×width1125=x×25

On further simplification,

25x=1125x=112525x=45

Thus, the length of the garden is 45 ft.

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