Monday
March 30, 2015

Homework Help: math,help

Posted by Jasmine20 on Sunday, January 28, 2007 at 2:36am.

can someone please just set the equation for me to solve this problem . thanks

A solar collector is 2.5m long by 2.0m wide. It is held in place by a frame of uniform width around its outside edge. If the exposed collector area is 2.5m^2, what is the width of the frame, to the nearest tenth of a centimeter?

The area of the collector is (2.5-w)(2.0-w). Set that equal to 2.5, and solve for w.

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

math,help - How or can someone set this up as an equation or what steps do i do...
math,help - can someone set this up for me as an equation so i can solve it. ...
Math - How do I solve this problem? : Four rectangle strips of wood, each 30 cm ...
physics - This refers to passive solar collector, where solar radiation is used...
physics - This refers to passive solar collector, where solar radiation is used ...
physics - This refers to passive solar collector, where solar radiation is used ...
Algebra - A solar collector and its stand are in the shape of a right triangle. ...
math - The area of a frame is equal to 120in^2.it surrounds a 4in x 6in photo....
Math - Brandy plans to frame a picture with a sheet of construction paper. Her ...
MaTH Question - Write an equation for the problem & solve. There are 500 cm of ...

Members