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# If we know the area-sum and the perimeter-sum, what are the sides? Add to your resource collection Remove from your resource collection Add notes to this resource View your notes for this resource

Ref: R5505

## Question

There are four separate square enclosures, three of side $\quantity{x}{yd.}$ and one of side $\quantity{y}{yd.}$ The sum of the areas of the enclosures is $\quantity{147}{sq. yd.}$ and the sum of their perimeters is $\quantity{96}{yd.}$ Obtain two equations containing $x$ and $y$ and solve them.