7.1.5 Width of the New Matting

Activity symbol Activity: What is the Width of the New Matting?

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The width would require the matting border on the top and bottom plus the height of the cut out window to be added. If you haven’t done so already, make a sketch of the piece of matting you are now working with, or use the blue shaded matting sketch on the previous page to follow along.

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You can check by using the calculator.

Calculator symbol The calculator can be accessed on the left-hand side bar under Toolkit.

The width of the photo plus the borders is two multiplication inches:

After reducing it, the matting is inches in width.

7.1.4 Step 4: Measuring the Matting

7.1.6 Length of the New Matting