Marisol is painting on a piece of canvas that has an area of 180 square...

Judith McQueen

Judith McQueen

Answered

2021-12-25

Marisol is painting on a piece of canvas that has an area of 180 square inches. The length of the painting is 
114 
times the width. What are the dimensions of the painting?

Answer & Explanation

Terry Ray

Terry Ray

Expert

2021-12-26Added 50 answers

Step 1: Choose two numbers that have a product of 180

Our guess is 12 inches
Convert mixed numbers to improper fraction with using rule:

 abc=ac+bc

So we have
114=14+14=54
114×12=54×12
=5×124×1
=604×1
=604 =12
Our guess is correct.
12 inches and 15 inches.

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