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Framing a Painting Ali paints with watercolors on a sheet of
paper 20 in. wide by 15 in. high. He then places this sheet on
a mat so that a uniformly wide strip of the mat shows all
around the picture. The perimeter of the mat is 102 in. How
wide is the strip of the mat showing around the picture?

43. Framing a Painting Ali paints with watercolors on a sheet of
paper 20 in. wide by 15 in. high. He then places this sheet on
a mat so that a uniformly wide strip of the mat shows all
around the picture. The perimeter of the mat is 102 in. How
wide is the strip of the mat showing around the picture?
15 in.
-20 in.-
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43. Framing a Painting Ali paints with watercolors on a sheet of paper 20 in. wide by 15 in. high. He then places this sheet on a mat so that a uniformly wide strip of the mat shows all around the picture. The perimeter of the mat is 102 in. How wide is the strip of the mat showing around the picture? 15 in. -20 in.-