# SOLUTION: the patio of a restaurant is enlarged to make room for additional table. the lenght of the patio is increased 2 meters, but the widgh of the patio is not changed. the area of the e

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Length-and-distance Question 276161: the patio of a restaurant is enlarged to make room for additional table. the lenght of the patio is increased 2 meters, but the widgh of the patio is not changed. the area of the enlarged patio is 24 squares meter. what was the original area of the patio????????????? Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16524)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!the patio of a restaurant is enlarged to make room for additional table. the lenght of the patio is increased 2 meters, but the widgh of the patio is not changed. the area of the enlarged patio is 24 squares meter. what was the original area of the patio? : Original dimensions: L by W; New dimensions: (L+2) by W : New area: W(L+2) = 24 WL + 2W = 24 WL = 24-2W Old area = WL therefore old area = 24-2W :