Asked Feb 4, 2019

Cynthia Besch wants to buy a rug for a room that is 23 ft wide and 26 ft long. She wants to leave a uniform strip of floor around the rug. She can afford to buy 418 square feet of carpeting. What dimensions should the rug​ have?


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Total amount of carpeting is 23*26=598 square feet. And she can afford 418 square feet.

She wants to leave a uniform strip aro...


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