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September 3, 2014

September 3, 2014

Posted by **megan** on Monday, May 7, 2007 at 7:57pm.

I have the length of the triangle to be 30-2x and the width to be x.

But soo how would you put that equation together?

Would it be x(32-2x)=100...cuz i cant get it to come out right.

PLEASE HELP!

It is not a triangle. The stone wall is one side of a rectangle, and the fence is the other three sides of the rectangle.

30=2L + W

LW=100

solve for

W in the first equation, put that for w in the second. Notice you get a quadratic equation, solve it.

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