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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

use the ratio 20ft/1 ft = 8.5heads/x heads to find the hand size of the new human

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  1. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    can you help me?

  2. dumbcow
    • 5 years ago
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    same type of problem cross multiply

  3. anonymous
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    is but can you solve it

  4. dumbcow
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    yes but i want you to be able to solve it anytime you have 2 fractions equal to each other multiply each numerator by the other denominator and set the 2 products equal to each other

  5. dumbcow
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    Given A/B = C/x A*x = B*C x = (B*C)/A in this case A=20 B=1 C=8.5

  6. anonymous
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    20/1=8.5/1 x=0.425

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