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The length of a vegetable garden is 6 feet longer than its width. If the area of the garden is 135 square feet, find its dimensions.

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The length of a vegetable garden is 6 feet longer than its width. If the area of the garden is 135 square feet, find its dimensions.

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$$(w+6ft)\times w =135\ ft^2\\ w^2+6w-135=0\\ w=-\frac{p}{2}\pm\sqrt{(\frac{p}{2})^2-q}\\ w=-3\pm\sqrt{3^2+135}\\ w=-3\pm 12$$

$$w=9\ ft\\ l=9\ ft+6\ ft=15\ ft$$

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Feb 19, 2020