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Use the Law of Levers to solve the problem. The number of chairs on a ski lift varies inversely as the distance between them. A ski lift can handle 32 chairs when they are 30 feet apart. If 40 chairs were used, how many feet should be left between each pair?

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    A. 24 ft B. 37.5 ft C. 32 ft

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    32*30 = 40x?

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    must be less than 30 ft

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    so then it would be A right?

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    must be ... use jaersyn equation to find the value of x

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    24 ft

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