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  • 3 years ago

Sam's plasma TV has a 14 in by 18 in screen with a plastic trim border. The total area of the TV and border is 480 in2. How wide is the trim around the TV?

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  1. itsjustme_lol
    • 3 years ago
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    (14 + w)(18 + w) = 480 252 + 32w + w^2 = 480 w^2 + 32w - 228 = 0 ( w + 38)(w - 6) = 0 w = 6

  2. itsjustme_lol
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    is that correct

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