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Posted by **Laruen** on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 6:56pm.

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A room is 36 ft long and 18 ft wide. What is the length to width ratio?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 6:59pm36/18 = 2/1 = 2:1

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**Laruen**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 7:07pmRatio, Proportions, and Similarity

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An isosceles triangle has a base of 8 inches and legs measuring 12 inches. How wide is the base of a similar triangle with legs measuring 36 inches?

36 x 8 = 288/12 = 24

right...???

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 7:10pmRight.

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**Laruen**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 7:11pmRatio, Proportions, and Similarity

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A photo that is 8 in. wide and 12 in. long is enlarged to a poster. If the width is enlarged to 24 in., what is the length of the poster?

24 x 4 = 48/12 = 4

right....????

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 7:14pmNo. That answer doesn't make any sense. The length must be a lot longer than 12 in.

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**Laruen**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 7:17pm12 x 8 = 96/24 = 4

right...?

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**Laruen**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 7:18pmor...

12 x 24 = 288/8 = 36

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 7:29pmWhich is the only answer that makes sense?

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**Laruen**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 7:29pmthe second one

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 7:30pmOf course.

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**Laruen**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 7:32pmRatio, Proportions, and Similarity

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Clyde makes a copy of an 8 in. x 10 in. photo, reducing it to 3/4 of its size. What are the dimensions of the new photo?

Ok... I REALLY don't get this question..

Please help...

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 7:36pm3/4 * 8 = 24/4 = 6

3/4 * 10 = ?

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**Laruen**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 7:38pm7 1/2?

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**Laruen**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 7:45pmwhy can you just multiply 3/4 and 10 to get the answer?

why 3/4 * 8 = 24/4 = 6...??

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 7:54pmBecause you've reduced the size to 3/4 of its original size.

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**Laruen**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 7:58pmoh ok

THANK YOU! :)

please reply my other math post

thank you! :)

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 8:04pmYou're welcome.

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**Laruen**, Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 8:26pmplease reply my math post