To find: The value of x.
The value of x is 4 in.
The width of sheet is 15 in and the width of sheet is 20 in.
The perimeter of mat is 120 in.
Tabulate the given information into the language of algebra.
|In words||In Algebra|
|Width of strip||x|
|Length of mat|
|Width of mat|
Model the equation for the above information.
Simplify the above equation for x,
Thus, the value of x is 4 in.
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