# Question #8f607

##### 1 Answer

Apr 4, 2017

Area of desert a = 600,000 square miles

Area of desert b = 200,000 square miles.

#### Explanation:

Let area of desert a be

We have:

Putting x as 3y in second equation, we get:

We know that

Hence, area of desert a is 600,000 square miles, and area of desert b is 200,000 square miles