Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 2 - Section 2.4 - An Introduction to Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 52


The height of the rocket motor is 13 meters. The diameter of the rocket motor is 1 meter.

Work Step by Step

Let $h$ be the height of the rocket motor. Let $d$ be the diameter of the rocket motor. $h=8+5d$ $h+d=14$ $8+5d+d=14$ $8+6d=14$ $6d=6$ $d=1$ $h=8+5d$ $h=8+5(1)$ $h=13$
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