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Silvia has a picture from her trip to the Grand Canyon. The photo is inches tall by inches wide.

  1. She would like to make a larger photo for her wall that is as big as possible. The widest the enlarged photo can be is inches. How tall will the enlarged photo be?

    Set up a proportion relating the dimensions of the original photo to the dimensions Silvia wants the photo to be.

    The new picture will be inches tall.

  2. Silvia also wants a wallet-sized photo to carry around and show her friends. She wants it inches tall. How wide will it be?

    Use the same method as part (a).