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The distance from the river bank to a nearby fallen tree is 3.6 meters. The tree has fallen parallet to the river bank and is 1.44 m tall' The tip of the tree is approximately 2.4 meters from the wateffall. Using these
measurements, find the distance across this section of the river.
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The distance from the river bank to a nearby fallen tree is 3.6 meters. The tree has fallen parallet to the river bank and is 1.44 m tall' The tip of the tree is approximately 2.4 meters from the wateffall. Using these measurements, find the distance across this section of the river.
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Hmm. This is proportions again :
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Yes. It's okay to not help me if you don't want to.
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help123please.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay. I'll attempt it myself.
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dw:1360585466918:dw
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help123please.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i have to draw it too. is that a good drawing"?
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help123please.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
tbe circle is the river.
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i did 3.62.4 and got 1.2
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iI'm sorry, I don't get it.
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3.6 meters. 1.44 m tall 2.4 meters from the waterfall. Okay. I've removed the unneeded information. \(\huge\frac{3.6}{1.44} \times \frac {2.4} {x}\) Cross multiply... 3.456 = 3.6x Divide each side by 3.6
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I will. Let me read your explanation first.
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The distance is 0.96 meters... Hmm.
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No... 0.96 is small... It doesn't make any sense... .
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help123please.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'm just saying I got that, too.
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OpcodeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
WAIT! 0.96 meters = 3.1496063 feet So it's legit ^_^.
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help123please.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ooh. ok. and how'd you figure out how to set the proportion up?
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OpcodeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I removed things that are unnecessary for the word problems. Then I simply set it up.
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help123please.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh. Such as? The river bank thing?
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help123please.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Never mind. Disregard :D and thanks :)
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help123please.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh,Kami: Could you draw a picture of the situation?
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Okay... That's complex. dw:1360586879531:dw
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