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AlgebraQ&A Library52. Heat of a Campfire The heat experienced by a hiker at a campfire is proportional to the amount of wood on the fire and inversely proportional to the cube of his distance from the fire. If the hiker is 20 ft from the fire and someone dou- bles the amount of wood burning, how far from the fire would he have to be so that he feels the same heat as before?Start your trial now! First week only $4.99!*arrow_forward*

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Heat of a Campfire The heat experienced by a hiker at a

campfire is proportional to the amount of wood on the fire

and inversely proportional to the cube of his distance from

the fire. If the hiker is 20 ft from the fire and someone doubles the amount of wood burning, how far from the fire

would he have to be so that he feels the same heat as

before?

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52. Heat of a Campfire The heat experienced by a hiker at a campfire is proportional to the amount of wood on the fire and inversely proportional to the cube of his distance from the fire. If the hiker is 20 ft from the fire and someone dou- bles the amount of wood burning, how far from the fire would he have to be so that he feels the same heat as before?