## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

$\frac{85}{7}$ inches
$d=kw$ $d=8;w=56$ $8=k(56)$ $\frac{8}{56}=\frac{k(56)}{56}$ $k=\frac{8}{56}$ $k=\frac{1}{7}$ $d=\frac{1}{7}w$. $w=85$ $y=\frac{1}{7}(85)$ $y=\frac{85}{7}$ inches