MATH SOLVE

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Q:
# Paolo was asked to find the original dimension of an enlarged pentagon. His solution is shown next to the pentagons.

Accepted Solution

A:

The correct answer is the second choice.

Paolo made an error when he cross multiplied the proportion. He should have multiplied the 3 and the 8 and also the 12 and the x.

The second line should be:

12x = 24

Paolo made an error when he cross multiplied the proportion. He should have multiplied the 3 and the 8 and also the 12 and the x.

The second line should be:

12x = 24