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ABCD is a square. If one side of the square measures 2x – 5 inches and the other side measures x + 8 inches, find x.

mahesh
Square has all sides equal hence
2x5=x+8
or 2xx=8+5 (by subtracting x and adding 5 on both sides)
Thus x=13 inches.
Check: 2x135=8+13 or 265=21.
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