Posted by Kelly on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 9:32pm.
The flower garden has the shape of a right triangle. 5ft of a perennial border forms the hypotenuse of the triangle, and one leg is 1ft longer than the other leg.Find the lengths of the legs.

Algebra  Kelsey, Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 10:09pm
a^2+b^2=C^2
x^2+(x+1)^2=5^2
the other legs are 3ft and 4ft

Algebra  Anonymous, Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 7:16pm
You cut square corners with side lengths that are whole numbers from a piece of cardboard with dimensions 20 inches by 30 inches. You then fold the cardboard to create a box with no lid.
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