Posted by **MARIAH** on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 6:18pm.

We are doing solving polynomials using the zero factor property and here is the question:

Marie has a rectangular board 18 inches by 23 inches around which she wants to put a uniform border of shells. If she has enough shells for a border whose area is 282 square inches, determine the width of the border. (the border has x's as the width and length)

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