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Predict Lucas adult height and explain?

Luca is 9 years old and 129 cm tall. Medical charts show that a boy's height at age 9 is 3/4 of his predicted adult height. Predict Lucas adult height and explain.

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  • 1 month ago

    it would be a guess

  • 1 month ago

    This is a purely mathematical question.

    If N is height at 9 and A is height at adult then N= 3/4A

    Solve for A

    4N=3A 4/3N=A

    Substitute 129cm for N

    A= 129 × 4 ÷ 3 = 172cm adult height.

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