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The seats in a theatre are arranged in parellel rows that form a rectangle region. Th number of seats in each row of the theatre is 16 fewer than the number of rows. How many seats are in each row of the theatre that has 1,161 seats ?
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The seats in a theatre are arranged in parellel rows that form a rectangle region. Th number of seats in each row of the theatre is 16 fewer than the number of rows. How many seats are in each row of the theatre that has 1,161 seats ?

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saifoo.khan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i did this one before!

saifoo.khan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0let x be the number of seats in a row x(x16)=1161 x^216x1161=0 x^243x+27x1161=0 x(x43)+27(x43) (x+27)(x43) so x=43 but the option given is 27 so the answer is 27

abtrehearn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1x(x  16) = 1161 = 27 * 43 = 43(43  16) Therefore, there are fortythree rows of twentyseven chairs.
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