Posted by **Jane** on Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 3:45pm.

A school is fencing in a rectangular area for a playground. It plans to enclose the playground using fencing on three sides (One length is a wall) The school has budgeted enough money for 75 ft of fencing material and would like to make a playground with an area of 600 ft squared. Let w represent the width of the playground. Write an expression in terms of w for the length of the playground. Write and solve an equation to find the width w. Round to the nearest tenth of a foot. What should the length of the playground be?

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