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Oregon is about 400 miles from west to east, and 300 miles from north to south. If a map of Oregon is 15 inches tall ( from north to south), about how wide is the map?

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1. 400 / 300 = x / 15

300x = 6,000

x = 20 inches wide

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Ms. Sue
2. thank you, ms sue, the other question can i do the same way like this

x/36 = 168/21

21x = 6048

x = 288

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3. On a sunny day, if a 36-inch yardstick casts a 21-inch shadow,how tall is a building whose shadow is 168 ft ?

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4. Right.

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Ms. Sue
5. Bloop |:3

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7. Yep. IDK!!

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