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8th grade mathematics

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 rectangular poster is 1 ft. in length and 8 inches in width.  If the dimensions of the poster is reduced proportionally so that the new poster has a width of 3 inches.  What is the length of the new poster and how did you get the answer.

Apr 9th, 2015

This problem involves ratios

width ratio=length ratio

width ratio= 8/3

length ratio=8/3

so new length= 1/(8/3)= 1*3/8= 3/8= 0.375 inches..............................best my answer

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