# SOLUTION: Any help on this would be great, I can't seem to figure it out. A photo is 3 inches longer that it is wide. A 2-inch border is placed around the photo making the total area of t

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 64898: Any help on this would be great, I can't seem to figure it out. A photo is 3 inches longer that it is wide. A 2-inch border is placed around the photo making the total area of the photo and border 108in2. What are the dimensions of the photo?Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!(X+4)(X+7)=108 (X+4)IS THE WIDTH (X)+ TWO 2 INCH BORDERS (X+7)IS THE LENGTH (X+3)+ TWO 2 INCH BORBERS (X+4)(X+7)=108 X^2+11X+28=108 X^2+11X-80=0 (X+16)(X-5)=0 X+16=0 X=-16 (NON SOLUTION) X-5=0 X=5 SOLUTION. INCHES FOR THE WIDTH OF THE PICTURE X+3=8 INCHES FOR THE LENGTH OF THE PICTURE.