Posted by **Ld** on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 11:46pm.

A picture must be hung on a wall were the distance from the floor to ceiling is 8 feet. The center of the picture mist be 5 1/4 feet from the floor. Determine the distance from the ceiling to the top of the picture frame

How do I do this solve this? Thanks!

The picture is 24 inches wide and 28 inches high

Thanks!

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**Reiny**, Monday, January 21, 2013 at 9:17am
make a sketch and work in inches

label the centre of the picture as P.

that point must be (8-5 1/4) ft or (96-63) inches or ** 33 inches from the ceiling. **

from P to the top of the painting is 14 inches

so from the top of the painting to the ceiling must be

33 - 14 inches or 19 inches

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**bb**, Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 7:36pm
hate it

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**Jamie**, Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 10:31pm
Hhow'd you get 14 inches though?

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**Jamie**, Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 10:58pm
Ughh....

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**Jamie**, Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 11:06pm
Oh, never mond! 28 inches high /2 so you can find the area between ceiling and middle of painting.

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**Jamie**, Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 11:06pm
Oh, never mind! 28 inches high /2 so you can find the area between ceiling and middle of painting.

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**ddh**, Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 11:09pm
szrhy

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