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Posted by **Sabrina** on Monday, June 1, 2009 at 12:30pm.

- Algebra 1 -
**MathMate**, Monday, June 1, 2009 at 12:35pmYou would let the side length of the square garden be x in yards.

Then the rectangular sides are x-5 and x+3.

Calculate the areas of the two gardens in terms of the side lengths (and x). Equate that to 165 square yards.

You will end up with an equation from which you can solve for x.

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