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AndrewKaiser333
 one year ago
A graphics printing company sells three different sizes of posters. They use all of a 36" by 36" posterboard and cut it into 3 pieces. The smallest is a square, and the largest one will have three times the area of the middlesized one. What are the dimensions of the three sizes of posters?
AndrewKaiser333
 one year ago
A graphics printing company sells three different sizes of posters. They use all of a 36" by 36" posterboard and cut it into 3 pieces. The smallest is a square, and the largest one will have three times the area of the middlesized one. What are the dimensions of the three sizes of posters?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1441235439107:dw

AndrewKaiser333
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What formula would you use or method? and what would you use to check your work i want to know this will help me get ready for my test this is a practice test said my teacher and he wants me to answer this in that way so i know what is going on. so if you can help me understand how you got that i would be happy.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Solve the following for x:\[\frac{36 (36x)}{(36x) x}=3 \]x = 12\[\left\{x^2,x (36x),36 (36x)\right\}\text{/.}\, x\to 12 \]\[\{144,288,864\} \]\[\frac{864}{288}=3 \]\[\text{Total}[\{144,288,864\}] = 1296\]

AndrewKaiser333
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how would you check it

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0As an aside, the sketch is not drawn to reflect the final placements of the three areas.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you for the medal.

AndrewKaiser333
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0um one question can you simplify the solve for how you solved it? or do i have to leave it that way???

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{36 (36x)}{(36x) x}=3 \] The 36x terms divide out leaving\[\frac{36}{x}=3 \] 3x = 36 x = 12

AndrewKaiser333
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and that is the solve not {x^2, x(36−x), 36(36−x)} /. x→12 {144,288,864} 864/288=3 Total [{144,288,864}]=1296 or is this the check?

AndrewKaiser333
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if that is for the check is there a way to simplify this?

AndrewKaiser333
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nvm i think i figured out a way to simplify it

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0{ x^2, x(36−x), 36(36−x) } /. x→12 The above statement is a computaional request statement for the computer program, Mathematica v9. { x^2, x(36−x), 36(36−x) } is a 3 element list of the area expressions for the square, small rectangle and large rectangle respectively. /. x→12 is a command to Mathematica to replace each x in the list expression with the value 12, and then evaluate and simplify the results. When finished, Mathematica returns the numerical results as a new 3 element list as shown below: {144, 288, 864} You can verify the above by using pencil and paper and your knowledge of arithmetic. Timing [ { x^2, x(36−x), 36(36−x) } /. x→12 ]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Timing is a way to calculate the elapsed time for Mathematica to process a statement. \[\left\{0.027404,\left\{x^2,(36x) x,36 (36x)\right\}\text{/.}\, x\rightarrow 12\right\} \] 0.027404 is 27404 microseconds to parse the text, do the calculation and format and present the results on the CRT tube.
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