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A photograph is 4.5 in wide and 6 in. long. A yearbook editor has the photo reduced to fit a space 1.9 in. wide.
How long is the reduced photograph?

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Use a proportion. Cross multiply and solve for x.

4.5/1.9 = 6/x

4.5x = 11.4

x = 2.5333

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