Posted by **john** on Monday, February 21, 2011 at 11:45am.

A 4-story house of cards requires 24 cards. How many cards are required to build a 98 story house of cards?

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**PsyDAG**, Monday, February 21, 2011 at 2:38pm
Assuming that the house does not require a broader base to support the increased height,

x/98 = 24/4

Solve for x.

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**john**, Monday, February 21, 2011 at 7:45pm
it does require a larger base.. assume that a 10 card house has a base of 4 and decreases upwords to 1

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