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A printed page is to have a total area of 100 square inches. The top and bottom margins are to be 1 inch and the side margins to be 1.5 inches. Let l represent the total length of the page and w represent the total width of the page.
a) Write an equation, using and , to express the constraint.
b) Write an equation, using and , to express the print area of the page.
c) Write the equation of the print area in terms of only.


for a) I am getting 2l+2w=100... I don't know if this is correct.. and for b and c I don't know how to do it.. help?....thanks ahead

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    a. You are wrong.
    Area= LxW=100 or LW=100
    b. Printarea= 100-(L-2)(W-3)
    for the life of me, I don't have a clue what ".., using and, " means
    c. Ibid

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    I have posted the question again.. sorry it was "using L and w"

    A printed page is to have a total area of 100 square inches. The top and bottom margins are to be 1 inch and the side margins to be 1.5 inches. Let l represent the total length of the page and w represent the total width of the page.
    a) Write an equation, using l and w , to express the constraint.
    b) Write an equation, using l and w, to express the print area of the page.
    c) Write the equation of the print area in terms of only.

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