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A rectangular piece of cardboard measures 17cm by 14cm. Strips of equal width are cut off one side and one end. The area of the remaining piece is 108cm^2. Find the width of the strips

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  1. (17-x)(14-x) = 108

    Solve for x.

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  2. 43.

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  3. x is 5 or 26 because of Factorization

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  4. (17-x)(14-x)=108

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  5. 17(14-x)-(14-x)

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