Paul M. answered • 08/16/19

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The perimeter of the picture (which is the length of frame she will need) is 2(8+10)=36.

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Enikka K.

asked • 08/16/19Sasha is building a picture frame.the picture is 8 inches by 10 inches.how many inches of wood will sasha need?

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Paul M. answered • 08/16/19

Learn "how to" do the math and why the "how to" works!

The perimeter of the picture (which is the length of frame she will need) is 2(8+10)=36.

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Right you are! Good point!!!
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Stephen C.

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AND, the required amount of wood depends on whether the corners are mitred or not ...
AND, the frame usually partially overlaps the picture, which also affects the required amount of wood.
Yes, a poorly worded / poorly conceived problem statement.
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