Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 2 - Section 2.5 - Formulas and Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 26

Answer

131 feet

Work Step by Step

1. Understand the problem: We are looking for the width of the sign. 2. Translate the problem with the formula Area = length * width: 52,400 = 400 * width 3. Solve for width: 52,400 = 400w 131 = w 4. Interpret: The width is 120 feet.
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