Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-8 Proportions and Similar Figures - Apply What You've Learned - Page 136: a


The proportion would be 36/x=3/500.

Work Step by Step

You would write this proportion because you need to find the total distance traveled in feet and you already know it in inches. So, setting up the proportion 36/x=3/500 allows us to find the distance in feet.
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