Megan is reading a book about the tallest tree in the world, the redwood tree. One of the trees she reads about grew 300 feet tall over 150

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Megan is reading a book about the tallest tree in the world, the redwood tree. One of the trees she reads about grew 300 feet tall over 150 years. If the tree grew at a steady rate, how many inches did it grow each year?

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Thu Thảo 5 months 2021-09-05T15:55:34+00:00 1 Answers 8 views 0

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    2021-09-05T15:57:17+00:00

    Answer:

    24 inches per year

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Given that the growth of the red wood tree is about :

    300 feet tall in over 150 years ;

    Given a steady growth ;

    The growth per year is given by :

    Height / number of years

    300 fts / 150 years

    = 2 feets per year

    1 Feet = 12 inches

    2 feets per year = 24 inches per year

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