Posted by **jennifer** on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 12:44pm.

A guy-wire is attached to a tree to help it grow straight. The length of the wire is 2 feet greater than the distance from the base of the tree to the stake. Find the length of wire.

x + 2

x + 1

x

how would i set this one up?

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