# Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-8 Proportions and Similar Figures - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 135: 21

No. The 3 ft gap is too narrow for the 3.5 ft cart to pass.

#### Work Step by Step

The area between the closet and washer is 3 squares, so the actual area is: $3sq\times12in/sq=36 in$ $36in\times\frac{1ft}{12in}=3ft$

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