# A child care center has 440 feet of fencing to enclose two adjacent rectangular safe play areas. How do you write an expression for the total area A of the play areas in terms of x?

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Apr 23, 2015

It isn't clear as to the exact configuration, so I've assumed that combined the two play areas make up a single rectangle (as pictured below).

Since you didn't specify what

If the total play area is

(once more with reference to the diagram)