The height of a residential building is 2/5 times the height of a television tower. The height of a school building is a quarter of the height of a residential building. Find the height of a school and a residential building if the height of a television tower is 180 m.
The solution of the problem.
1. Let’s calculate the height of the residential building.
180 m * 2/5 = 180 m * 2: 5 = 72 meters.
2. Let’s calculate the height of the school building.
72 m * 1/4 = 72 m: 4 = 18 meters.
Answer. The height of the residential building is 72 meters, and the height of the school building is 18 meters.
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