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The elevation of city A is 60 feet above sea level; the elevation of city C is 12 feet above sea level. The elevation of city D is 1 over 2 of the elevation of city C. Part A: Write an expression to represent the elevation, in feet, of city D. (5 points) Part B: Solve the expression and explain why the answer is negative or positive. (5 points)

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  1. anonymous
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    @Vocaloid

  2. Vocaloid
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    well, it says that the elevation of D is 1/2 the elevation of C, so find 1/2 of elevation of C

  3. anonymous
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    is it 6? @Vocaloid

  4. Vocaloid
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    yes

  5. anonymous
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    so whats the answer for part A? @Vocaloid

  6. anonymous
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  7. Vocaloid
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    well, look at your work... (1/2)*(12)

  8. anonymous
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    6 @Vocaloid

  9. Vocaloid
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    no, the answer for part A just wants the expression, part B is looking for the answer to it... (1/2)*elevation of C...

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh so for part A its only this? (1/2)*(12) And for part b its this? (1/2)*(12)=6

  11. anonymous
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  12. Vocaloid
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    yes

  13. anonymous
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    can you explain why the answer is positive or negative :) @Vocaloid

  14. Vocaloid
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    a positive number times a positive number gives another positive number...

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