Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Chapter 13 - Probability - 13-2 Probability Distributions and Frequency Tables - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 835: 32


1.5 inches

Work Step by Step

As these two pairs are similar, we can turn their lengths into proportions and set them equal to each other. $\frac{2}{4}$ = $\frac{x}{3}$ To solve for x, we can now cross multiply: 4x = 2 x 3 4x = 6 x = (6 $\div$ 4) x = $\frac{6}{4}$ = $\frac{3}{2}$ = 1.5
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