A picture 17 inches by 20 inches is to be mounted on a piece of matboard so that there is an even amount of mat all around the picture. How wide will the border be if the area of the mounted picture is 598 square inches?

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A picture 17 inches by 20 inches is to be mounted on a piece of matboard so that there is an even amount of mat all around the picture. How wide will the border be if the area of the mounted picture is 598 square inches?

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17x(20x) = 598 right?
or rather: (17+2x)(20+2x) = 598
yes. i need the width of the border

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340 +40x +34x +4x^2 340 +74x +4x^2 x = -74/16 + sqrt(74^2 -4(4)(340))/16 then
16 meant 8 lol
lets me test 8.5
test 8.5?
dint work out as expected :)
musta missed cued in the calculator; let me try that again
i forgot to -580
oh. the book gives me a hint that its a solution between 3 and 7 inches
-598.. i got no short termmemory lately..
ok, when i do it correctly, I get x=3 so lets try to dbl chk that
3 could be right. thats what i got
17+2(3) = 23 20 + 2(3) = 26 23(26) = 598, its good
ok. thanks for confirming
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