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On the blueprint of Lauren's new office building, the scale is 3 in. equals 8 ft. What will be the actual length of Lauren's office if it measures 6 in. long on the blueprint?

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    3/6=8/x
    solve for x.

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    how do i solve for x

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    would the answer be 16ft?

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    cross multiply to solve for x


    3/6 = 8/x

    3*x = 6*8

    3x = 48

    x = 48 /3 = 16

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