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A rectangular garden, with length twice its width, is to be expanded so that each side is increased by 4 yards.

a. Write expressions for the dimensions of the expanded garden.
b. Write and simplify an expression to represent the area of the expanded garden.

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If x = width, then 2x = length.

a. (x+4) by (2x+4)

b. (x+4)(2x+4)= Area

I'll let you simplify it.

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