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# The Farmer in the Dell

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## The Farmer in the Dell

Farmer Dell has a field that is shaped like a letter L, and he wants to divide it into three parts, as shown below:

The region in the upper right corner has a perimeter of 140 yards. The regions in the upper left corner and the lower right corner both have perimeters of 180 yards. He originally had enough fencing to enclose the two top regions, and now he needs an extra 140 feet of fencing to complete the job.

What is the total area of his field?

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