Sunday
April 19, 2015

Homework Help: math

Posted by john on Wednesday, November 29, 2006 at 2:06pm.

a corner lot that was originally square lost 185m^2 area when one of the adjacent streets was widened by 3m and the other was widened by 5m. find the new dimensions of the lot.(hint:let x equal the length of a side of the original square lot)

It might help to draw a diagram. That's difficult to do here, so I'll set up the equation and see if you can figure it out from there.

Equation:

3(x - 5) + 5x = 185

Solve for x. Once you have x, you can determine the new dimensions of the lot.

Remember that x will equal the length of one side of the original square lot.

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

Math help, please - A corner lot that originally was square lost 185 m of area ...
Algebra - 1) A corner lot that originally was square lost 185m^2 of area when ...
math - A triangular lot sits at the corner of two streets that intersect at an ...
algebra - A square plot of land has a building 60ft long and 40ft wide at one ...
math - a lot owner owns a corner lot , 60mx80m, .find the dimensions x, y of the...
diff calculus - 1.) triangular corner lot has perpendicular sides of lengths 120...
math - i need help in solving these 2 problems...please help..thank you... Your ...
algebra - A rectangular lot is bordered on one side by a stream and on the other...
math - A rectangular lot is bordered on one side by a stream and on the other ...
math - A rectangular parking lot is to be constructed on land bordered on one ...

Members