Line segment

The 4 cm long line segment is enlarged in the ratio of 5/2. How many centimeters will measure the new line segment?

Result

x =  10 cm

Solution:

a=4 cm p=52=2.5  x=p a=2.5 4=10 cma=4 \ \text{cm} \ \\ p=\dfrac{ 5 }{ 2 }=2.5 \ \\ \ \\ x=p \cdot \ a=2.5 \cdot \ 4=10 \ \text{cm}



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