# SOLUTION: A page of a school yearbook is 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches. The left and right margins are 1 inch and 2 1/2 inches, respectively. The space between pitures is 1/4 inch. How wide can

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-systems Question 352272: A page of a school yearbook is 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches. The left and right margins are 1 inch and 2 1/2 inches, respectively. The space between pitures is 1/4 inch. How wide can each picture be to fit 3 across the width of the page?Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!11-1-2.5-2*.25 11-3.5-.5 11-4=7 in. for the 3 pictures. 7/3=2 1/3 in. wide for each picture. Proof: 11=1+2.5+2*.25+3*7/3 11=3.5+.5+7 11=4+7 11=11