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Homework Help: algebra

Posted by Alice on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 1:36pm.

To balance a seesaw, the distance, in feet, a person is from the fulcrum is inversely proportional to the person's weight, in pounds. Peter, who weighs 150 pounds, is sitting 3 feet away from the fulcrum. If Joey weighs 90 pounds, how far from the fulcrum should he sit to balance the seesaw?

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