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Posted by **willa** on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 5:41pm.

- evaluating a math question -
**Damon**, Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 6:32pmw(w+5) = 176

w^2 + 5 w - 176 = 0

(w -11)(w+16) = 0

w = 11

w^2 + 5 w = 760

w^2 + 5 w - 760 = 0

use quadratic equation

w = 25.18, 30.18 or 25.18 for width

so

smaller is 11 and bigger is 25.18

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