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    The width of a square-based storage tank is 3 meters less than its height. the tank has a capacity of 20 meters. If the dimensions are integer values in meters, what are they?
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    Quote Originally Posted by lankan601 View Post
    The width of a square-based storage tank is 3 meters less than its height. the tank has a capacity of 20 cubic meters. If the dimensions are integer values in meters, what are they?
    The base area of the tank is x^2 square meters.

    The volume of the tank is x^2(x+3) cubic meters.

    4(5)=20
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