tania is arranging posteron her bedroom wall. there is a poster that is 28 inches wide and 32 inches high. the poster will hung on a wall where the distance from the floor to the ceiling is 9 feet. tania wants the centetr of the poster to be 5 1/2 feet from the floor. what is the distance from the ceiling to the top of the poster?

Accepted Solution

we have that 
poster---------------- > 28 in X 32 in

1 in-------------------------------- >0.0833333 ft
28 in------------ > 28*.0833333=2.33 ft
32 in------------ > 32*.0833333=2.67 ft
D---------------- >distance from the ceiling to the top of the poster
D=(9- 5 1/2 -2.67/2)=(9-5.5-1.335)=2.165 ft

the answer is 2.165 ft