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The Aesthetic Garden Problem. A landscape architect wants the length of a rectangular shaped flower garden to be twice the width. The garden should have a total area of 288ft^2. what are the dimensions of the garden?

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width = x
length = 2x

(x)(2x) = 288
2x^2 = 288
x^2 = 144
x = √144 = 12

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If a person is ordering fencing for a yard which is more important the area or the perimeter.

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