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anonymous

  • one year ago

PLEASE HELP ME Kelli has a family photograph with a width of 6 in and a height of 8 in. She wants to enlarge the photograph so that its width is 15 in. What will the height of the enlarged photograph be?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @SolomonZelman

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Just set up a ratio. The width-to-height of the original photo is \( 6~to~8\) and the new photo is \( 15~to~x\). So what would these be in fraction form?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    is it going to be 17in or 18in? im thinking thats what it is what do you think?

  4. anonymous
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    @LegendarySadist

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Let's not guess, let's solve. Can you answer my question?

  6. anonymous
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    okay hold on ill try

  7. anonymous
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    |dw:1435290086069:dw|

  8. anonymous
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    i think thats how the fraction would be

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Correct! Now we're gonna cross-multiply

  10. anonymous
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    15 times 8 and x times 6

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Yep. So it would look like \(6x~=~120\) Now just solve for x :)

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    that's how you cross multiply right

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    the answer would be 20in

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ?

  15. anonymous
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    Yep, good job :)

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    wow thanks that really helped me

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    \[\huge \color{aqua}N\color{fuchsia}o \space \color{lime}P \color{orange}r \color{blue}o \color{maroon}b \color{red}l \color{olive}e \color{purple}m \ddot\smile \]

  18. anonymous
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    can you help me with some more please?

  19. anonymous
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    Sure, I can help.

  20. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    okay wait and thanks

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