# SOLUTION: A 10-ft by 20-ft rectangular swimming pool is surrounded by a walkway of uniform width. If the total area of the walkway is 136ft squared, how wide is the walkway?

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 Question 563364: A 10-ft by 20-ft rectangular swimming pool is surrounded by a walkway of uniform width. If the total area of the walkway is 136ft squared, how wide is the walkway?Answer by josmiceli(9658)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If = the width of the walkway, the length and width both increase by given: Use quadratic equation ( I can ignore the (-) square root ) The walkway is 2 ft wide check: OK