So what is the width pf the rectangle in a mix number and simplifyed
asked Nov 16, 2014 in Algebra 1 Answers by janiya

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Remember the formula for the area of a rectangle:  A  = l • w

Substitute the known values into the formula:  11 7/8 = 4 3/4 • w

You might want to convert the fractions into decimals:  11.875 = 4.75w

Solve the equation by dividing both sides of the equation by 4.75:  w = 2.5

answered Nov 17, 2014 by avogirl (140 points)

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