Secondary II • 1yr.
Hello, can you help me with this question please? :
The length of a rectangular park is 5 m more than three times the width. The park is surrounded by a sidewalk, 3 m wide, with the sidewalk increasing the area of the park by 1986 m ^ 2.
What is the area of the park without the sidewalk?
Explanation from Alloprof
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In this question, it is important to translate the situation into an equation. Just follow these steps:
Finally, you just have to isolate the variable to find the dimensions of the park. It will eventually be necessary to calculate the new area.
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