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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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Okay. I'll attempt it myself.
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Try setting it up ^_^.
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Okay.
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i have to draw it too. is that a good drawing"?
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tbe circle is the river.
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Errm sure?
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Lol. Okay.
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hmm
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i did 3.6-2.4 and got 1.2
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iI'm sorry, I don't get it.
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Okay let me think ^_^.
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i apologize.
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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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It is, indeed.
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No... 0.96 is small... It doesn't make any sense... -.-
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I'm just saying I got that, too.
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WAIT!
0.96 meters = 3.1496063 feet
So it's legit ^_^.
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ooh. ok. and how'd you figure out how to set the proportion up?
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I removed things that are unnecessary for the word problems.
Then I simply set it up.
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Oh. Such as? The river bank thing?
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Errm what?
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Never mind. Disregard :D and thanks :)
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Okay.
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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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thanks:)
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No problem :)