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anonymous
 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.
10.8 units
B.
11.0 units
C.
258.7 units
D.
7527.2 units
anonymous
 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. 10.8 units B. 11.0 units C. 258.7 units D. 7527.2 units

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What is the relation between 26.4 and w?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its the width i think

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I mean, what is the relation between the 26.4 and the w? I already know what the w stands for.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are they being added? Subtracted? Multiplied? Divided?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And what's the opposite of multiplication?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So to get the w alone, divide 26.4 on both sides.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\large \frac{26.4w}{26.4}~=~\frac{285.12}{26.4}\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It would look like this right? \[\large w~=~10.8\] So that means that w is 10.8 units

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Then you're done, the answer is 10.8. Understand how we got it?
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