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The area of a playground is 221 yd2. The width of the playground is 4 yd longer than its length. Find the length and width of the playground.

(Hint: Include correct units in your final answer.)

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  1. Area = L * W

    W = L + 4

    Substitute L + 4 for W in the first equation to find L. Put that value in the second equation to find W. to Check, put both values into the first equation.

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