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asked • 09/19/18

A rectangular lawn measuring 8 m by 4 m is surrounded by a flowerbed of uniform width. The combined area of the lawn and the flowerbed is 165 m2. What is the wi

A rectangular lawn measuring 8 m by 4 m is surrounded by a flowerbed of uniform width. The combined area of the lawn and the flowerbed is 165 m2. What is the width of the flowerbed? Be sure to (a) define a variable, (b) write an equation, (c) solve the equation, and (d) write a complete sentence to indicate your final solution. Do not use a system of equations.

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