# A scientist conducts an experiment with two trees over many years. The shorter tree has fertilizer applied to it, while

A scientist conducts an experiment with two trees over many years. The shorter tree has fertilizer applied to it, while the taller tree does not have fertilizer applied to it. The shorter tree grows at an average rate of 8 inches per year. The taller tree grows at an average rate of 6 inches per year.

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1. Expert says:

1. isolate the variable, in this case, d. subtract 35.5 on both sides of the equation.2. 52 subtracted by 35.5 is 16.53. therefore your answer would be d= 16.5this is the basics of pre algebra, isolating variable through adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing, if you have any other questions to ask just comment!

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