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A holiday resort has rectangular-shaped pools, including a swimming pool for adults and a wading pool for children. The two pools are similar in shape and have dimensions, in meters, as shown in the figure below.

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  1. careless850
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  2. careless850
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    What is the value, in meters, of x?

  3. Mertsj
    • 3 years ago
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    \[\frac{18}{x}=\frac{30}{x+2}\]

  4. Mertsj
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    Cross multiply and solve.

  5. careless850
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    30x = 18x + 2?

  6. careless850
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    3?

  7. Mertsj
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    30x=18x+36

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    Distributive property: 18(x+2)=18x+36

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    5..

  10. Mertsj
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    |dw:1340050641858:dw|

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