anonymous
  • anonymous
the ramp below is used to move crates of fruit to loading docks of different heights. when the horizontal distance AB is 12 meters, the height of the loading dock, BC, is 4 meters. what is the height of the loading dock? 12 meters 8 meters 9 meters 15 meters
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chestercat
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anonymous
  • anonymous
this is the ramp
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Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
hint: set up a proportion height of small triangle/base of small triangle = height of big triangle/base of big triangle
anonymous
  • anonymous
@ganeshie8 @Nnesha

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anonymous
  • anonymous
thats the part i need help on
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
4/12 = x/(12+15) solve for x
anonymous
  • anonymous
would it be 8 meters? @Vocaloid
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
nope, check your math again
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
start by cross-multiplying
anonymous
  • anonymous
12?
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
please stop guessing and solve for x
anonymous
  • anonymous
im not guessing
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
then show me your math
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
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anonymous
  • anonymous
4 x 12 = 44 12 x 15 = 180 exactly how r u supposed
anonymous
  • anonymous
48 sorry
anonymous
  • anonymous
27 x 4 is 108 so 12 time what is x makes no sense
anonymous
  • anonymous
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anonymous
  • anonymous
i swear it has to be 8
anonymous
  • anonymous
@Allenismyname @tapha @TheSmartOne @alekos
tapha
  • tapha
srry im here
anonymous
  • anonymous
so basically 4(27/4)
anonymous
  • anonymous
4 12 = x 12+15 Step 1: Cross-multiply. 4 12 = x (12+15) 4*(12+15)=x*(12) 108=12x Step 2: Flip the equation. 12x=108 Step 3: Divide both sides by 12. 12x 12 = 108 12 x=9
anonymous
  • anonymous
i mean 12 V.v
anonymous
  • anonymous
x=9
anonymous
  • anonymous
oh i multiplied that part thats why i got 8 ok thanks
anonymous
  • anonymous
i agree ^
anonymous
  • anonymous
Sure, thing!
tapha
  • tapha
8

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