Posted by **Kevin** on Monday, March 18, 2013 at 6:05pm.

a contractor's designing one side of an office building 48 feet in length the windows are each 5 feet long and will be placed Six feet apart and 5 feet from the end of the building wall how many windows can a contractor design

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**Damon**, Monday, March 18, 2013 at 6:19pm
You really have 38 feet to work with because of the five on each end.

each window-space unit takes 11 feat

3 of them take up 33 feet

now we can put one last window from 33 to 38

so

4 windows.

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**bobpursley**, Monday, March 18, 2013 at 6:20pm
let xxxxx be five feet, and lllll be a five feet window, and xxxxxx six feet.

xxxxxLLLLLxxxxxxLLLLLxxxxxxLLLLLxxxxxxLLLLLxxxxx

How many windows is that?

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**Kim**, Monday, March 18, 2013 at 6:46pm
Thanks!

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