Elementary Geometry for College Students (7th Edition) Clone

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.2 - Similar Polygons - Exercises - Page 236: 27

Answer

2.5 in

Work Step by Step

Set up a proportion between the length of the building divided by the length on the blueprint = the height of the building divided by the height on the blueprint (x). this results in 6/72 = x/30. Cross multiply and the answer is 2.5 in.
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