Mr. Meredith is building a table. The top will have a piece of marble 19 1/2 inches by 22 inches, bordered by 1 3/4 inches of wood on all four sides. Give the overall dimensions of the table top.

valery
Jun 23, 2017

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The table top must look something like this:

So we can see that the overall dimensions of the table top will be

\((19\frac12+1\frac34+1\frac34)\,\text{inches}\qquad\text{by}\qquad(22+1\frac34+1\frac34)\,\text{inches} \\~\\ 23\,\text{inches}\qquad\text{by}\qquad 25\frac12\,\text{inches} \)

hectictar
Jun 23, 2017

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Best Answer

The table top must look something like this:

So we can see that the overall dimensions of the table top will be

\((19\frac12+1\frac34+1\frac34)\,\text{inches}\qquad\text{by}\qquad(22+1\frac34+1\frac34)\,\text{inches} \\~\\ 23\,\text{inches}\qquad\text{by}\qquad 25\frac12\,\text{inches} \)

hectictar
Jun 23, 2017