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Twin XL Math : Solve Dick and Jane's Dilemma

Twin XL Math : Solve Dick and Jane's Dilemma

Dick and Jane are heading to their campuses and each has a 39" x 80” twin XL mattress in their college dorm room, 5” longer than a standard twin mattress. Let’s assume both Dick and Jane’s dorm room mattresses are 8” deep and their mattress topper adds an additional 2 inches. What length duvet cover and comforter will fit best on Dick or Jane’s twin XL mattress? What is the minimum depth fitted sheet Dick or Jane should use to accommodate their mattress and topper? Show your work...

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How a college checklist makes your move-in weekend easier!

How a college checklist makes your move-in weekend easier!

Move-in weekend is a busy time for students, family members, and colleges so it's best to use tools such as a college checklist to plan, shop, and organize your move before the semester begins. When you plan ahead, you'll have more time to unpack your stuff, organize your dorm room, attend activities, and spend some quality time with your family before they head home.
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Surge protectors with overload protection, dorm room safety first!

Surge protectors with overload protection, dorm room safety first!

As a college student living in a tiny dorm room, you’ll probably operate or charge many small appliances and electronics such as your laptop, tablet, cell phone, blow dryer, coffee maker, iron, vacuum, and Microfridge. Your residence hall has a limited number of circuits, so it's essential...
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