Question 174132: A rectangle swimming pool is three times as long as it is wide and is surrounded by a deck 2.5m wide. Find the dimensions of the pool if the area of the deck is 265m^2. Answer by solver91311(16885) (Show Source):
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except for different numbers and a slightly different relationship between length and width. Check out the solution to 174134 and you should be able to solve this one.