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If the sides of a square are increased by 3m, the area becomes 64m2. Find the length of a side of the original square.

A 4 m by 6 m rug covers half of the floor area of a room and leaves a uniform strip of bare floor around the edges. What are the dimensions of the room?

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  1. How about showing me what you got so far?

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  2. (X + 3)(X + 3) = 64

    4 * 6 = .5X

    For each problem, solve for X.

    However, that only gives the floor area. There is no information about ceiling height.

    I hope this helps. thanks for asking.

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