# Math word problem

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A page for a journal contains 70 square inches of type written words. The height of a page is twice the width. If the Margin around the type is to be 2 inches uniformly, what are the dimensions of a page?

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H = 2W

70 = H * W = 2W * W = 3W

Solve for W then H. For 2 inch additional margin, add 4 inches to each (2 on each side).

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I DO NOT KNOW THE ANSWER.

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