# A Square Mirror has sides measuring 2ft. less than the sides of a square painting. if the difference between their areas is 32ft^2, how do you find the lengths of the sides of the mirror and the painting?

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Let the length of the side of squared painting be

By the given condition

So the length of the side of squared painting is

The side of the painting is

#### Explanation:

Let

The difference between the areas is