# Math

posted by
**Ford**
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A rug is to fit in a room so that a border of consistent width is left on all four sides. If the room is 9 feet by 19 feet and the area of the rug is 24 square feet, how wide will the border be?

posted by
**Ford**
.

A rug is to fit in a room so that a border of consistent width is left on all four sides. If the room is 9 feet by 19 feet and the area of the rug is 24 square feet, how wide will the border be?