College Algebra (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321671791
ISBN 13: 978-0-32167-179-0

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Applications and Modeling with Linear Equations - 1.2 Exercises - Page 92: 10


$L=14ft, W=8ft$

Work Step by Step

Make an equation of the problem. $2w+2(6+w)=44$ Simplify. $2w+2w+12=44$ Combine like terms. $4w=32$ Solve for $w$, the width of the shed. $w=8$ Equation for the length of the shed. $L+6+w$ Put the width in and find the length. $L=14$
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