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8-112.
  1. Silvia has a picture from her trip to the Grand Canyon. The photo is 4 inches tall by 6 inches wide. Homework Help ✎

    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 48 inches. How tall will the enlarged photo be?

    2. Silvia also wants a wallet-sized photo to carry around and show her friends. She wants it 1.5 inches tall. How wide will it 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 32 inches tall.

Use the same method as part (a).