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I have a picture with dimensions x and y (in inches), such that x and y are both integers greater than one. I would like to place this picture in an elongated frame of dimensions (2x + 3) and (y+2). If I measured the area of the frame to be 34 square inches, what is the area of the picture in square inches? 

 Mar 3, 2019
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I'm stumped....I feel like SOMEthing is missing,,....like is the frame equal width all the way around?  ...or maybe something relating the width (x) to the height (Y).........hmmmmmmm....cheeky

 Mar 3, 2019
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I have a picture with dimensions x and y (in inches), such that x and y are both integers greater than one. I would like to place this picture in an elongated frame of dimensions (2x + 3) and (y+2). If I measured the area of the frame to be 34 square inches, what is the area of the picture in square inches? 

 

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 Mar 3, 2019

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