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Asked Oct 27, 2019
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A frame around a family portrait has a perimeter of 106 inches. The length is seven less than twice the width. Find the length and the length of the frame.

 

The length is       inches and the width is            
       inches.

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Expert Answer

Step 1

Let width = x

So, length = 2x-7

Step 2

Perimeter = 2(length + width)

Perimeter= 106 (given) and...

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Perimeter=2(length+width) 106-2[(2x-7)+x] 106-2(2x-7+x) 106-2(3x-7) 106=6x-14 106+14-6x 6x-120 120 X= 6 x-20

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