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A seagull can dive 45 meters below the surface of the water to reach a fish. It dives 11% of the total depth every 1 second. What is the depth of the seagull after 2 seconds? a. -2.475 meters b. -4.95 meters c. -9.9 meters d. -7.425 meters

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @ganeshie8 ?

  2. phi
    • one year ago
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    do you know how to find 11% of 45 ?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    do you do 45/x 11/100?

  4. anonymous
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    or is it the other way around

  5. phi
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    just 45 times 11/100

  6. anonymous
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    oh ok

  7. phi
    • one year ago
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    11% of the total depth every 1 second. that will be how far down it goes in 1 second to find how far down in 2 seconds multiply by 2 so the answer is \[ \frac{2\cdot 45\cdot 11}{100} \]

  8. phi
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    it looks like they are using negative numbers to show the distance below the water surface

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok i know the answer now. thank you

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