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January 26th, 2014, 06:10 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Jan 2014 Posts: 4 Thanks: 0  Border Question  Urgent
A rectangular lawn measures 7m by 5 m. A uniform border of flowers is to be planted along !!!2!!! adjacent sides of the lawn, as shown in the diagram. If the flowers that have been purchased will cover an area of 6.25msquared, how wide is the border? Help appreciated, please hurry!!! 
January 26th, 2014, 06:46 PM  #2  
Math Team Joined: Dec 2006 From: Lexington, MA Posts: 3,267 Thanks: 407  Re: Border Question  Urgent Hello, helpmeplease12! Quote:
Code: :   7   : x :  *** :  ::: 5  lawn ::: x+5 :  :::  **::: x :::::::::::::::  ** x+7 [color=beige]. . . [/color]  
January 27th, 2014, 02:18 PM  #3  
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