Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 4 - An Introduction to Functions - 4-6 Formalizing Relations and Functions - Standardized Test Prep: 44

Answer

Max width can be 5 inches

Work Step by Step

The formula for area of a rectangle is a=l$\times$w To find w, we have rearrange the formula to w=$\frac{a}{l}$ Substitute in the values from the question w=$\frac{184}{35}$ w= 5.25 Since the question asks for the nearest inch, we have to round it down to 5. Therefore the maximum width can only be 5 inches.
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