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A rectangular park 2009-02-06
From Debbie:
A park named Writer's Rectangle opened in town. When asked about the dimensions of the rectangle, the city planner, responded with these clues: ---The diagonals of the rectangular park plus its longer sides together measure seven times one of the shorter sides. ---The length of one diagonal is 250 m longer than one of the shorter sides. Use this information to find the area of the park.
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
Sheep, goats, and hogs 2009-01-23
From La:
A man buys sheep, goats, and hogs, to the number of 100, for 100 crowns; the sheep cost him 1/2 a crown a-piece; the goats cost him 1-1/3 crowns a-piece; and the hogs cost him 3-1/2 crowns a-piece. How many had he of each?
Answered by Robert Dawson.
A linear system 2008-10-22
From Tiffany:

x + y + z = 4
2x - 3y - z = 1
4x + y - 2z = 16

Answered by Penny Nom.



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