Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 9 - Section 9.4 - Variation and Problem Solving - Exercise Set - Page 664: 42


$16$-pound force

Work Step by Step

Let $F$ be the force of the wind. Let $A$ be the surface area. Let $s$ be the speed of wind. $F=kAs$ $F=20; A=12; s=10$ $20 =k(12)(10)$ $k=\frac{1}{6}$ $F=\frac{1}{6}As$ $A=8; s=12$ $F=\frac{1}{6}(8)(12)$ $F=16$-pound force
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