help123please. 2 years ago 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 :|

Yes. It's okay to not help me if you don't want to.

Okay. I'll attempt it myself.

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Try setting it up ^_^.

Okay.

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i have to draw it too. is that a good drawing"?

tbe circle is the river.

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Errm sure?

Lol. Okay.

hmm

i did 3.6-2.4 and got 1.2

iI'm sorry, I don't get it.

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Okay let me think ^_^.

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

I will. Let me read your explanation first.

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The distance is 0.96 meters... Hmm.

It is, indeed.

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No... 0.96 is small... It doesn't make any sense... -.-

I'm just saying I got that, too.

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WAIT! 0.96 meters = 3.1496063 feet So it's legit ^_^.

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.

Oh. Such as? The river bank thing?

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Errm what?

Never mind. Disregard :D and thanks :)

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Okay.

Oh,Kami: Could you draw a picture of the situation?

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Okay... That's complex. |dw:1360586879531:dw|

thanks:)

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No problem :)

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