# Paolo is putting a fence around his pool. The length of the pool is 20 feet, the width is (20-x) feet, and the area of the pool is 300 square feet. Recall that area is length multiplied by width. The equation below models the area of the pool. 20(20-x)=300 What is the value of x? Round to the units place. 5 8 15 35

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300/20= 15. 20-x=15 x=5

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