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# A piece of cardboard is 2.6 times as long as it is wide. It

Last updated: 7/9/2022

A piece of cardboard is 2.6 times as long as it is wide. It is to be made into a box with an open top by cutting 3-inch squares from each comer and folding up the sides. Let x represent the width (in inches) of the original piece of cardboard. Answer the following questions. a) Represent the length of the original piece of cardboard in terms of x.