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The left and right  hand margins on a sheet of paper are both 1.25 inches wide. The total width of the sheet t of paper is 8.5 inches. Write and solve an equation to find the width of the text area that lies betwen the margins.

6th grade 
bobpursley,
and what is your thinking on this?

6th grade 
Ms. Sue,
Let t = the width of the text area.
t = 8.5  2.5 
6th grade 
Dan,
Thank you.
Dan