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**GrizzlyAdamz** Alright, I've been stuck on this one for about an hour. This is the question verbatim. Any help would be appreciated.

'You are designing a rectangular poster to contain 100in^2 of printing with a 4-in margin at the top and bottom and a 1-in margin at each side. what overall dimensions will minimize the amount of paper used?'

All I need is a second equation, or even the correct first would be a help. As it is I trial-errored out an estimate at 15x6, or 23x8 with margins.Thanks for taking the time to read this far,

-Grizzly