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Tati_Lee
 3 years ago
Kim wants to have equal amounts of room on all four sides of her dining room table. A 5ft by 8ft table is placed in the center of a rectangular room that has an area of 154 square feet. What is the width of the clear space Kim will have on all sides of her table? Show your work.
Tati_Lee
 3 years ago
Kim wants to have equal amounts of room on all four sides of her dining room table. A 5ft by 8ft table is placed in the center of a rectangular room that has an area of 154 square feet. What is the width of the clear space Kim will have on all sides of her table? Show your work.

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Illiadplease
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Just do this and foil it: (5 + 2x)(8 + 2x) = 154 then it'll be in standard form and you can solve it.

Tati_Lee
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Would I use a Quadratic equation

Illiadplease
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I tried the quadratic equation and it messed me up so you should try completing the square. U__U

Illiadplease
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that's the easiest for me but i was just too lazy to finish the problem.

Tati_Lee
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1same happened to me & I will do that thanks
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