Posted by **fred** on Friday, March 13, 2009 at 6:19pm.

Jen wants to enlarge a 4 inch by 6 inch

photo so that the longer side will be 14 in, how long will the shorter side be?

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**fred**, Friday, March 13, 2009 at 6:34pm
is it x=21?

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**fred**, Friday, March 13, 2009 at 6:37pm
or is it x= 9.3?

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**Writeacher**, Friday, March 13, 2009 at 6:48pm
4x = 6/14

Cross multiply, as Ms. Sue instructed you below.

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**fred**, Friday, March 13, 2009 at 6:54pm
is it x=9.3?

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, March 13, 2009 at 7:00pm
Yes. The short side will be 6.3 inches long.

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**jasmine**, Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 7:53pm
Min wants to enlarge a 4-in. x 6-in. photo so theat the longer side will be 14 in. How long will the shorter side be?

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