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    Calculate the Distance of an Object

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    An object is close to a light source - say at a distance of x meters. Another object B is at a distance of 2.3 times x meters from the same light source or in equation from distance to B from the light source = 2.3 (x meters). Question is how many times closer to the light source is object A compared to object B?

    Now, I know this problem looks so simple. It is more about the wording. So if you answer, please explain the LOGIC behind your answer.

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    Object A is 2.3 times closer to the light source than object B. In general, if object A ...

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    In this solution we determine the factor by which a given object is closer to a light source than another given object.