## Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

The length of a side of the original square is $10 \: meters$.
Let $x$ be the length of one side of the flower bed, and $x+4$ be the length of the side of the enlarged flower bed. Get the area of the enlarged flower bed. $(x+4)^2 = 196$ $x+4 = \sqrt{196}$ $x+4 = 14$ $x = 10 \: meters$