# algebra

the length of a pool is 30 meters greater than the width. if the area is 1000 square meters, find the dimensions of the pool.

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1. L = W + 30

L * W = 1000

Substitute W+30 for L in the second equation and solve for W. Put that value in the first equation to find L. Check by putting both values into the second equation.

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