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Unformatted text preview: 4x^2 + 100x  360 = 0; our old friend, the quadratic equation Simplify, divide by 4 x^2 + 25x  90 = 0 Unfortunately this will not factor, Use the quadratic equation a=1; b=25; c=90 the positive solution x = x = 3.19 ft is the width of the borderend PLEASE RATE THE ANSWER PLEASE verification. Check solution on calc using 3.2 for the width 26.4 * 36.4 = 961 ~ 960; Subtract the area of the garden: 960  600 = 360, the area of the border PLEASE RATE THE ANSWER PLEASE...
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This note was uploaded on 11/01/2010 for the course MATH 230984 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '10 term at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
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