# SOLUTION: Solve. A garden area is 30 feet long and 20 feet wide. A path of uniform width is set around the edge. If the remaining garden area is 400 feet squared, what is the width of the

Algebra ->  Algebra  -> Customizable Word Problem Solvers  -> Misc -> SOLUTION: Solve. A garden area is 30 feet long and 20 feet wide. A path of uniform width is set around the edge. If the remaining garden area is 400 feet squared, what is the width of the      Log On

 Ad: Over 600 Algebra Word Problems at edhelper.com Ad: Algebra Solved!™: algebra software solves algebra homework problems with step-by-step help! Ad: Algebrator™ solves your algebra problems and provides step-by-step explanations!

 Word Problems: Miscellaneous Word Problems Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 121881: Solve. A garden area is 30 feet long and 20 feet wide. A path of uniform width is set around the edge. If the remaining garden area is 400 feet squared, what is the width of the path?''. Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!let x="width of path" __ (30-2x)(20-2x)=400 __ 600-100x+4x^2=400 x^2-25x+50=0 use quadratic formula to find x