Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 7 - Section 7.2 - Proportion - Exercises - Page 277: 46


2065 bricks

Work Step by Step

Create a proportion using ratios of bricks:linear feet. $\frac{826\ bricks}{14\ ft}=\frac{x\ bricks}{35\ ft}$ Set the product of the means equal to the product of the extremes and solve for the variable. $14 \times x=826\times 35$ $14x=28910$ $14x\div14=28910\div14$ $x=2065$
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