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  • 5 years ago

Why is (Triangle)SUN ~ (triangle)TAN? r = ? , s = ?

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  2. anonymous
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    r=13 and s=20

  3. anonymous
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    the answer is that (triangle)letter ~ (triangle)letter and how did u find r and s??

  4. anonymous
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    see the angles N in both triangles are equal

  5. anonymous
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    yea i noticed it so TAN and USN??

  6. anonymous
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    angles in the same segment of a circle are equal remmbr???

  7. anonymous
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    same with the third pair hence the triangles are similar

  8. anonymous
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    it because of SAS~conj.?

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    no uve got only one side in one of the triangles..so wt im saying is the AAA

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    i got answer for r and s but i need to see how it got them?

  11. anonymous
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    see now we come to that part

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    ok

  13. anonymous
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    see in 2 similar triangles..the ratios of corresponding sides are equal...so like if ABC is similar to DEF then AB/DE = BC/EF= AC/DF

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    so thats how we got the two values r and s

  15. anonymous
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    can u put the number in that problem

  16. anonymous
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    yeah w8

  17. anonymous
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    thank

  18. anonymous
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    18/36=r/26=s/40

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    so s/40=18/36 right?

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    bingo...

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    thank so much ^_^

  22. anonymous
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    no probs...

  23. anonymous
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    i need to go my next class now bye

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