Algebra
posted by Kaley on .
A rectangular plot of ground having dimensions 24 feet by 26 feet is surrounded by a walk of uniform width. If the area of the walk is 104 feet squared, what is its width?

2(26 + 2W) + 2(24)W = 104
or
2(26 + W) + 2(24 + W)
will produce the same answer.