# ALGEBRA

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An alligators tail length,T varies directly from its body length B. So an alligator with a body length of 7.7 feet has a tail length of 6.3 feet. What is the tail length of an alligator whose body length is 4.4 feet?

• ALGEBRA -

T = k B
6.3 = k 7.7
k = .818

T = .818 B
T = .818 (4.4)
T = 3.6 ft

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