Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 5 - Ratio and Proportion - 5.5 Solving Application Problems with Proportions - 5.5 Exercises - Page 365: 29


The width of the wing is 4.06 meters.

Work Step by Step

$\frac{8\ l}{1\ w} = \frac{32.5\ l}{x\ w}$ $8x = 1\times32.5$ $\frac{8x}{8} = \frac{32.5}{8}$ $x = 4.06$
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