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March 27, 2015

March 27, 2015

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

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.

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