# algebra 1

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a tree i planted a week ago has grown 6 inches. it was 1 foot tall when it was planted. if it continues at the same rates, how tall will it be 56 days from now?

• algebra 1 -

in 7 days 1.5 times original

56/7 = grew 8 times after reaching 1.5 feet

1 .5 foot * 1.5^8 = 38.4 feet

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