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I need help with this question (It's part of similar shapes i think)

 Oct 4, 2018
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We can solve this proportion

 

4x / x = 48 / (x + 2)     simplify

 

4  = 48 / (x + 2)     multiply both sides by  (x + 2)

 

4(x + 2)  = 48

 

4x + 8 = 48     subtract 8 from both sides

 

4x  = 40    divide both sides by 4

 

x  =10

 

Width of the badge  = 4x  =  4 (10)   = 40 cm

 

 

 

cool cool cool

 Oct 4, 2018

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