Solve each word problem using a proportion. Round to the nearest tenth or cent when necessary. A 60-foot water slide casts a 40-

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Solve each word problem using a proportion. Round to the nearest tenth or cent when necessary.

A 60-foot water slide casts a 40-foot shadow.
Find the length of the shadow of a 6-foot lifegaurd adult standing nearby.

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Calantha 6 months 2021-08-18T11:25:51+00:00 1 Answers 0 views 0

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    2021-08-18T11:27:16+00:00

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    Answer:

      4 feet

    Step-by-step explanation:

    One way to write the proportion is …

      lifeguard/water-slide = lifeguard shadow/water-slide shadow

      6/60 = s/40

      0.1 = s/40

      s = 0.1 × 40 = 4

    The shadow of the lifeguard is 4 feet long.

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