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Problem of the Week
Problem B
Seeking Parts Unknown...

Sylvana and Roberto divide a \(40\) m by \(75\) m rectangular lot to form two yards, as shown in the diagram below.

The area of Roberto’s yard is \(40\%\) of the total area of the two properties.

  1. What are the values of \(x\) and \(y\), the missing dimensions of Roberto’s yard?

  2. What is the area of each yard?

Themes: Algebra, Geometry & Measurement