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Suppose I want a garden with 400 square feet. Write an equation that can be used to find the values for x that will result in that area.

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    x^2 = 400 Ft^2.
    X = 20 Ft.
    Garden size: 20 x 20 Ft.

    Any 2 numbers whose product equals 400 Ft^2 will give the required area.

    25x = 400 Ft^2.
    X = 400Ft^2 / 25Ft = 16 Ft.
    Garden size: 25 x 16 Ft.

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    thank you so much, such a life saver

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