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The Washington Monument, in Washington, D.C., is 555 feet 5 ⅛  inches tall and weighs 90,854 tons. The monument is topped by a square aluminum pyramid. The sides of the pyramid’s base measure 5.6 inches, and the pyramid is 8.9 inches tall. Estimate the slope that a face of the pyramid makes with its base. Round to the nearest tenth.

A. 163.7
B. 2.2
C. 1.6
D. 0.3
Sep 7th, 2015

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In this problem, we are looking for the slope or face of the pyramid. We can utilize the slope formula for a triangle which is

Slope = height / base = 8.9 / 5.6 = 1.59 rounded up to 1.6

Sep 7th, 2015

Find the set of points that are part of a line that is perpendicular to the line y = ­-3x

(­-3, ­-3), (3, ­-5)

(­-6, ­-1), (3, 2)

(­-1, ­-1), (1, 5)

(3, ­-6), (-­1, 6)

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