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# Mr. James wants to build a walkway around his school garden. The width of his garden is one-third the length.

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Mr. James wants to build a walkway around his school garden. The width of his garden is one-third the length.

The perimeter of the school garden is 32 feet.

What is the length and width of his garden?

Sep 26, 2017

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Mr. James wants to build a walkway around his school garden. The width of his garden is one-third the length.
The perimeter of the school garden is 32 feet.
What is the length and width of his garden?

L=3W

2(3W+W)=32 feet

8W=32 feet

W=4 feet

L=3W

L=3* 4 feet

L=12 feet

The width is 4 feet, the length is 12 feet.

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Sep 26, 2017

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+8049
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Mr. James wants to build a walkway around his school garden. The width of his garden is one-third the length.
The perimeter of the school garden is 32 feet.
What is the length and width of his garden?

L=3W

2(3W+W)=32 feet

8W=32 feet

W=4 feet

L=3W

L=3* 4 feet

L=12 feet

The width is 4 feet, the length is 12 feet.

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asinus Sep 26, 2017