Posted by **tyrik** on Wednesday, November 29, 2006 at 2:27pm.

a painting is 3 inches longer than it is wide. it is set in a rectangular border that is 2 inches wider than the painting on each side. if the area of the border is 100in^2 what are the dimensions of the painting?

Here is a problem I worked for Jason that is almost the same. See if this won't do it.

http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1164826659
## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Algebra - A painting is 18 inches wide. It is placed inside a frame with a ...
- MATH HELP NOW - We are doing solving polynomials using the zero factor property ...
- math - A painting measuring 100cm by 55cm is to be framed with a matte border of...
- Math - A photocopy was made of Julie's watercolor painting. the photocopy ...
- Math - Sally painted a picture that has an area of 480 square inches. The length...
- Algebra II - I have a question about Algebra polynomials. Question goes about ...
- Algebra II - A picture is four inches wide and six inches long. It has an ...
- math - a rectangular painting including the frame is 28 inches wide and 24 ...
- Algebra - Robert wants to buy wrapping paper to cover a square-shapedpainting. ...
- math - Marie is using a rectangular box to ship a framed painting to a friend. ...

More Related Questions