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A rectangular swimming pool is twice as long as it is wide. A small concrete walkway surrounds the pool. The walkway is a constant 2 feet wide and has an area of 196 square feet. Find the dimensions of the pool.

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  1. (w+4)(2w+4)-w(2w) = 196

    Solve for w, and then you figure the length, 2w.

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  2. A large swimming pool has a perimeter of 1,102 meters, this rectangular-shaped pool is 40 meters longer than 6 times its width. Find its dimensions

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