the length of your garden must exceed the width of the garden by 3 feet. you only have 58 feet of fencing to go around the perimeter. if you use all the fencing, what will be the dimensions of your garden?

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First let us represent x-width x+3-length Since it has a width and length, we can say it is a rectangle so the formula for the perimeter of it is 2(l+w) p=2(l+w) 58=2(x+3+x) 58=(2x+3)2 58=4x+6 52=4x x=13 the width is 13 and the length is 16

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