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Polynomial representation the area of a rectangular garden

Rose's garden is a square with sides of length x feet. Next spring she plans to make it rectangular by lengthening one side 5 feet and shortening the other side by 5 feet. What polynomial represents the new area? By how much will the area of the new garden differ from that of the old garden?

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The area of the garden (square) is x^2 square ...

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The solution shows how to represent the area of a rectangular garden using polynomial.