anonymous
  • anonymous
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.
Mathematics
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anonymous
  • anonymous
@Opcode
Opcode
  • Opcode
Hmm. This is proportions again :|
anonymous
  • anonymous
Yes. It's okay to not help me if you don't want to.

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anonymous
  • anonymous
Okay. I'll attempt it myself.
Opcode
  • Opcode
Try setting it up ^_^.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Okay.
anonymous
  • anonymous
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anonymous
  • anonymous
i have to draw it too. is that a good drawing"?
anonymous
  • anonymous
tbe circle is the river.
Opcode
  • Opcode
Errm sure?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Lol. Okay.
anonymous
  • anonymous
hmm
anonymous
  • anonymous
i did 3.6-2.4 and got 1.2
anonymous
  • anonymous
iI'm sorry, I don't get it.
Opcode
  • Opcode
Okay let me think ^_^.
anonymous
  • anonymous
i apologize.
Opcode
  • Opcode
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
anonymous
  • anonymous
I will. Let me read your explanation first.
Opcode
  • Opcode
The distance is 0.96 meters... Hmm.
anonymous
  • anonymous
It is, indeed.
Opcode
  • Opcode
No... 0.96 is small... It doesn't make any sense... -.-
anonymous
  • anonymous
I'm just saying I got that, too.
Opcode
  • Opcode
WAIT! 0.96 meters = 3.1496063 feet So it's legit ^_^.
anonymous
  • anonymous
ooh. ok. and how'd you figure out how to set the proportion up?
Opcode
  • Opcode
I removed things that are unnecessary for the word problems. Then I simply set it up.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Oh. Such as? The river bank thing?
Opcode
  • Opcode
Errm what?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Never mind. Disregard :D and thanks :)
Opcode
  • Opcode
Okay.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Oh,Kami: Could you draw a picture of the situation?
Opcode
  • Opcode
Okay... That's complex. |dw:1360586879531:dw|
anonymous
  • anonymous
thanks:)
Opcode
  • Opcode
No problem :)

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