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Stnaho7

  • one year ago

Linda is designing a poster. The top of the poster is 4 inches long, and the rest of the poster is 2 inches longer than the width. If the poster requires 616 sq inches of poster board, find the width of the poster.

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  1. kugler97
    • one year ago
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    try to take 616 divided by 4 inches.. then when you get that answer divide that by 2..

  2. Stnaho7
    • one year ago
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    What i did was 4(x+2) =616 I got x= 152 L=154 W=152 i dont understand why i have to divide by 2

  3. kugler97
    • one year ago
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    OK!! lol only why you have to divide by 2 is because, that is the last of the posterboard.. Or as i would do it i would take 616 divided by 4 then take that answer divided by 2 because, it is the last of the problem you have to do ...

  4. Stnaho7
    • one year ago
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    Ok i hope it is right although still dont understand why i need to divide.

  5. kugler97
    • one year ago
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    ok lol if not i am sorry because that is how i was taught to do it ...

  6. Stnaho7
    • one year ago
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    Thank you very much but lets see if i get the same answer from someone else. It is extra credit and i really need it

  7. kugler97
    • one year ago
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    you are very welcome and ok if it is wrong i am terribly sorry i mean i really will be lol ((=

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