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Asked Nov 16, 2019
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The total recommended area A, in square feet, of a sailboat's sails is given by

A = 16
3   d2
,

where d is the displacement of the hull in cubic feet. If a sailboat has

400 ft2

of sail, what is the displacement of the hull of the sailboat?
ft3

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Given that the total recommended area A, in square feet, of a sailboat's sails is

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A = 16d where d is displacement A=400ft

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400 16d 400 16 25 cubing on both side (25)' d2 d 15625 d t125ft Since displacement can not be negative d 125ft

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