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bakonloverk
 3 years ago
can some one plz explain how 2 solve proportion plz?
bakonloverk
 3 years ago
can some one plz explain how 2 solve proportion plz?

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aripotta
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1can you tell me the question you're on? and i'll explain while we work it out :)

bakonloverk
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well i dont have a question tht uses proportions yet but i just need 2 know how 2 solve them

aripotta
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you should be using cross multiplication to solve them

aripotta
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1lol i need an example problem

bakonloverk
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hadria bought a storage trunk to place at the end of her bed that has a volume of 4.5 cubic feet. What is the volume of the storage trunk in cubic inches?

bakonloverk
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thts the problem im on

aripotta
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1basically just multiply 4.5 and 12

aripotta
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yep. so 54 cubic inches

bakonloverk
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0omg thank you so much

aripotta
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that wasn't cross multiplication btw

aripotta
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.11ft = 12in. that's why i put 12in/1ft

aripotta
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if you were trying to find how many feet it was, it would be 54in x (1ft/12in)

bakonloverk
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhhh ok tht makes sense

aripotta
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1there's a specif name for this kinda setup, i just forgot what it was lol

bakonloverk
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait it said tht 54 was wrong

bakonloverk
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the thing im using says tht 54 isnt the answer

bakonloverk
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its either 648 7776 or 3888

aripotta
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oooh i set it up wrong. lawls.

aripotta
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.14.5ft^3 x (12in/1ft)^3

aripotta
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so you have to cube 12 first, then multiply that by 4.5

bakonloverk
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0omg thts so many numbers

aripotta
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and the setup is called dimensional analysis. Dimensional Analysis: A problemsolving method used in physics, chemistry, engineering, and mathematics that is based on treating units in calculations as algebraic factors or fractions.

aripotta
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you should look it up, because it helps me loads :)

bakonloverk
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok thank you so much
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