# geometry

A square garden has a perimeter of 48 meters. A pond inside the garden has an area of 20 square meters. What is the area of the garden that is not taken up by the pond?

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1. Let x = length of side of garden.

The garden perimeter is 4x = 48, x = 12

12^2 - 20 = ?

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