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two squares have sides p cm and (p+5) cms. the sum of theirs squares is 625 sq.cm. the sides of the squares are

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  1. what's to explain? Write the facts in symbols:

    p^2 + (p+5)^2 = 625

    Now just solve for p and find p+5

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