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The left and right - hand margins on a sheet of paper are both 1.25 inches wide. The total width of the sheet t of paper is 8.5 inches. Write and solve an equation to find the width of the text area that lies betwen the margins.

and what is your thinking on this?

Let t = the width of the text area.

t = 8.5 - 2.5

Thank you.

Dan

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