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A landscaper is designing a flower garden in the shape of a trapezoid. She wants the shorter base to be 3 yards greater than the height and the longer base to be 7 yards greater than the height. She wants the area to be 295 square yards. The situation is modeled by the equation h^2 + 5h = 295. Use the Quadratic Formula to find the height that will give the desired area. Round to the nearest hundredth of a yard. A: 17.36 yards B: 600 yards C: 14.86 yards D: 29.71 yards

Melissa Norris

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Craig Stewart on May 23, 2018

1. A- -3/8+41/8**2. C - 14.843. - Two real solutions4. B - not

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