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    A graphic artist is designing a poster that consists of a rectangular print with a uniform border. The print is to be twice as tall as it is wide, and the border is 3 inches wide. If the area of the poster is to be 680 square inches, find the dimensions of the print.

    The foot of an extension ladder is 9 feet from the base of the building. The height that the ladder reaches on the wall and the length of the ladder are consecutive intergers. How long is the ladder?

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    Word problems are solved using quadratic equations.