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  • one year ago

Gene wrote this equation for the area of a rectangle. 26.4w=285.12. What is the width (w) of this rectangle? A. 11.0 B. 7527.2 C. 10.8 D. 258,7

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Can anyone help me sovle this problem

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @jim_thompson5910 @Lyralei @KyanTheDoodle @Luigi0210 @sleepyjess

  3. mathstudent55
    • one year ago
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    Since w is being multiplied by a number, 26.4, and you want w alone, divide both sides of the equation by 26.4.

  4. mathstudent55
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  5. mathstudent55
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    On the left side, what is 26.4/26.4 = ?

  6. anonymous
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    0

  7. badmood
    • one year ago
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    you use a calculator

  8. anonymous
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    I did't use a calculator

  9. badmood
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    if you didn't how did you get that?

  10. mathstudent55
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    No. On the left side, 26.4/26.4 = 1, so you have w. Now divide the right side. What is 285.12/26.4 ? Since that is equal to w, that is your answer. Just do 285.12/26.4

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    10.8 should be the answer

  12. texaschic101
    • one year ago
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    yep ^^ thats the answer because that is what 285.12/26.4 equals

  13. anonymous
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    Thanks for the help

  14. mathstudent55
    • one year ago
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    Correct. The width is 10.8

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