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A Rectangular garden is surrounded by a path of uniform width 3 feet. If the area of the path surrounding the garden is 120 square feet, what is the perimeter of the rectangular garden?"
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A Rectangular garden is surrounded by a path of uniform width 3 feet. If the area of the path surrounding the garden is 120 square feet, what is the perimeter of the rectangular garden?"

(a+6)(b+6)=120+(ab)
AB+6a+6b+36=ab+120
6a+6b=84
a+b=14
2(a+b)=28

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New post 06 Dec 2003, 22:33
28 it is...same solution.
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