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Marisol is painting on a piece of canvas that has an area of 180 square inches. The length of the Painting is 1 1/4 times the width. What are the dimensions of the painting


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let x be a width 1 1/4x be the length (or it can be 5/4 i prefer this one) formula for rectangle lxw=a 5x/4(x)=180 4[5x^2/4=180]4 5x^2=720 x^2=144 x=12 so width is 12 and length is 5x/4 5(12)/4 60/4 =15

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