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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?

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    2(26 + 2W) + 2(24)W = 104

    or

    2(26 + W) + 2(24 + W)

    will produce the same answer.

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