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rectangle 1ft. long 8 in. wide if width reduced to 3 in. portionally what is len

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A Rectangular poster is 1 ft. long and 8 in. wide.  If dimensions of poster is proportionally reduced so that the new poster has a width of 3 in.  What is the length of the new poster and how did you get it.

Apr 9th, 2015

Make the proportion: 8 in /3 in = 1 ft / x ft, where x is the reduced length of the poster in feet. By cross-multiplying we get      x = 3/8 = 0.375 ft.

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