Posted by **deep** on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 11:24pm.

floor of aroom is8mby 5m .area of border of carpet is 12 m squared.find width of border.

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**Steve**, Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 4:26am
if border has width w,

40-(8-2w)(5-2w) = 12

w = 1/2

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**yusuf**, Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 2:45am
A carpet is placed in a hall leaving border of 2m wide all around the room. If the room is 18mlong and 12m wide find the area uncovered by the carpet?

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