Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Formulas and Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 23

Answer

$H=\frac{S-2LW}{2L+2W}$

Work Step by Step

We are given that $S=2LW+2LH+2WH$. We can solve for H by first subtracting 2LW from both sides. $S-2LW=2LH+2WH$ We can use the distributive property to factor out H from both terms on the right side. $S-2LW=H(2L+2W)$ Divide both sides by 2L+2W. $H=\frac{S-2LW}{2L+2W}$
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