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Rusty is building a doghouse for his dog, Wheezer. He is making the dimensions of the doghouse proportional to his own house, which has a length of 54 feet and a width of 36 feet. If wheezer's new home is going to have a length of 6 feet, what will be the width?

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    54/36 = 6/x

    Cross multiply and solve for x.

    54x = 216

    x = 4

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