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Solving a Geometry Word Problem by Using Quadratic Equations - Example 1
A picture inside a frame is 2 in longer than it is wide. The picture is in a frame that has width 3 in on each side of the picture. If the area of the picture, including the frame is 195 in2
, find the dimensions of the frame.
Solving a Geometry Word Problem by Using Quadratic Equations - Example 2
Suppose a gardener wants to fence two equal rectangular plots. If she has 31 yards of fencing and the total area of the plots is to be 40 yd2
, what are the possible dimensions?
Solving a Geometry Word Problem by Using Quadratic Equations - Example 3
Suppose a gardener wants to fence three rectangular plots. If she has 120 yards of fencing and the total area of the plot is 450 yard2
, give the dimensions of the plots.
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