A graphic artist is designing a poster that consists of a rectangular print with a uniform border. The print is to be twice as tall as it is wide, and the border is 3 inches wide. If the area of the poster is to be 680 square inches, find the dimensions of the print.
The foot of an extension ladder is 9 feet from the base of the building. The height that the ladder reaches on the wall and the length of the ladder are consecutive intergers. How long is the ladder?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 6:16 pm ad1c9bdddf
Word problems are solved using quadratic equations.