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heyheuhru

  • 2 years ago

The ramp shown below is used to move crates of fruit to loading docks of different heights. When the horizontal distance AB is 12 meters, the height of the loading dock, BC, is 4 meters. What is the height of the loading dock DE?

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  1. heyheuhru
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    here is the ramp

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  2. heyheuhru
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    i c u

  3. AriPotta
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  4. heyheuhru
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    so 12 /6.7?

  5. AriPotta
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    no? what are you doing? lol. you should be cross multiplying

  6. heyheuhru
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    i cros divided? idk i don't even know how to cross multiply

  7. heyheuhru
    • 2 years ago
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    I was in england visitng my grandma who has cancer and she um..died I was gone for like 2 and a half weeks from school

  8. heyheuhru
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    so math is like really backed up

  9. AriPotta
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    oh my. i'm sorry

  10. AriPotta
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    you multiply in a cross kinda way. so 12(x) = 27(4)

  11. heyheuhru
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    yeah but it's okayyy I just miss her anywaY i'm so confused

  12. heyheuhru
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    then what do you do with the answers?

  13. heyheuhru
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    so 108 and 12*x ??

  14. AriPotta
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    12x = 108, then divide by 12 to get x = ?

  15. heyheuhru
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    9!

  16. heyheuhru
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    so x= 9?

  17. AriPotta
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    yup

  18. heyheuhru
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    gosh i feel simple

  19. AriPotta
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    don't worry, i'm here to help (though i should be doing my own work). are you understanding things better?

  20. heyheuhru
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    absolutely!

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