College Algebra
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Rita has 88 feet of fencing. She wants to use this fencing to enclose a rectangular area of 480 square feet. What must the dimensions of her rectangular enclosure be?

College Algebra 
Jennifer
x*y = 480
2x + 2y = 88
solve for x and y, the width and length
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