OpenStudy (anonymous):

The Shelby University rose garden is a rectangular shape with an area of 192 square feet. The dimensions of the garden are x^2 feet wide by x^2– 61 feet long. How wide is the garden? a. 3 feet c. 64 feet b. 8 feet d. 131 feet

5 years ago
OpenStudy (pfenn1):

|dw:1337778562264:dw|The area of the rectangle equals the width times the length.\[A=(x^2)(x^2-61)=192\]Multiply this out and combine terms and solve for x.

5 years ago