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# area is 375 sq. m the length is 25m what is its width?

the area of a swimming pool is 375 square meters

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Denise W. | Elementary / Middle / High School Math TutorElementary / Middle / High School Math T...
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First, you need to know the shape of the swimming pool.

If the assumption is made that it is rectangular then you simply need to divide the area by the width.  Or, 375m2 รท 25m  = 15m.

Justin L. | A Personalized Approach to a Standardized EducationA Personalized Approach to a Standardize...
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If it's a normal rectangular swimming pool then its Area = length x width.  So 375 = 25 x width.    Divide 25 on both sides. 375/25 = 15, so your width would be 15m.

...Dont get thrown off by the square meters in the area. Area is always measured in sq feet, sq meters, sq yard or sq whatever.  The height, length, width or whatever side you are measuring will be normal, in our case meters.
Barbara H. | Retired Elementary Teacher Specializing in Math and Language ArtsRetired Elementary Teacher Specializing ...
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The first step you take is to note that the answer is in meters squared and that the dimensions are meters. Remember that meters x meters will give you meters squared as the answer. So, the missing part is in meters.Then simply divide 375 by 25. The answer is 15. It's a simple division problem with meters as your answer. So labeled correctly, your correct answer is "15 meters".