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Satellite photography makes it possible to measure the diameter of a hurricane, using similar figures. The illustration shows that a camera’s aperture YX is 35 mm and its focal length WZ is 50 mm. The satellite W holding the camera is 150 miles above the hurricane's center at C. Why is triangle XYZ similar to triangle ABZ? (Hint: You can assume that YX is parallel to AB.)
A. AA Similarity Postulate
B. SSS Similarity Theorem
C. SAS Similarity Theorem
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Satellite photography makes it possible to measure the diameter of a hurricane, using similar figures. The illustration shows that a camera’s aperture YX is 35 mm and its focal length WZ is 50 mm. The satellite W holding the camera is 150 miles above the hurricane's center at C. Why is triangle XYZ similar to triangle ABZ? (Hint: You can assume that YX is parallel to AB.) A. AA Similarity Postulate B. SSS Similarity Theorem C. SAS Similarity Theorem
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Satellite photography makes it possible to measure the diameter of a hurricane, using similar figures. The illustration shows that a camera’s aperture YX is 35 mm and its focal length WZ is 50 mm. The satellite W holding the camera is 150 miles above the hurricane's center at C. Why is triangle XYZ similar to triangle ABZ? (Hint: You can assume that YX is parallel to AB.) A. AA Similarity Postulate B. SSS Similarity Theorem C. SAS Similarity Theorem
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henkjanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Angle angle  similarity
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sarahiiiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Henkjan: Did you look at my attachment?
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So the answer would be A. then?
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henkjanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Sides are not equal, because the two triangles are not equal, they only have the same shape (though one is much larger than the other)
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AA Similarity Postulate is the best answer?
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