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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.

- Algebra 1 -
**dakota**, Monday, November 10, 2014 at 11:10amMr. Jones wants to plant a garden. The garden is a rectangle 25 yards

wide by 50 yards long. He wants to build a fence along the diagonal of

the rectangle so that he can grow fruit on one side of the diagonal and

vegetables on the other. Calculate the length of the fence. Give your

answer to the nearest yard

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