TV Cabinet

Ryan is creating a TV Cabinet in Shop class, if he wants to make sure his cabinet will fit any 55″ widescreen TV, how big should the opening be?

TV Cabinet

Hint: Widescreen aspect ratios are 16:9.

2 thoughts on “TV Cabinet

  1. I have been kicking around the idea of this being a 3Acts problem- showing the making of the cabinet and then trying to fit a TV into it. There are factors students will think of: TV border around the screen, platform stands for the TV, acceptable spacing that doesn’t create big gaps, etc.

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