## anonymous 5 years ago x = , y =

1. anonymous

2. anonymous

you like these i see. pythagoras gives you the missing side of the little triangle. it is a 3,4,5 right triangle, yes?

3. anonymous

entire triangle is congruent to little 3, 4, 5 triangle, so compare any ratios. for example $\frac{x+3}{5}=\frac{5}{3}$ $3(x+3)=5\times 5$ $3x+9=25$ $3x=16$ $x=\frac{16}{3}$

4. anonymous

BUT I GOT X AS 4 AND YOU CAN HELP ME WITH Y