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anonymous
 4 years ago
how do you get this length...
anonymous
 4 years ago
how do you get this length...

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amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4i feel that your questions might be lacking some vital components :/

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1327247673332:dw

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4thats a scaled version of the base

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's a secret length.

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4if you knew some angles itd be doable as well

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think we can use Euler straight edge for that.

AravindG
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wt kind of triangle is it???

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4did Fool just suggest a ruler? lol

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i don't need a numerical answer. length in question is c, height of c from base b is y

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4dw:1327247884124:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just need to solve in terms of y. no angle given

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4\[\frac{c}{h}=\frac{b}{hy}\] \[c=\frac{bh}{hy}\]is my only idea without knowing any fancy triangle thrms

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4where h = height of the altitude

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hmmm i hate answering "none of the above"

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4way to make life harder for us by not posting them, kudos :)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes amstre that's a ruler :D

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a) (hy)(b/h) b)(hy)(h/b) c)(b/h)y d)(h/b)y

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry, i wasn't trying to get a straight answer in the first place, i want to solve :P

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You need to use basic proportionality theorem.

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4i think my solution is adequate then, if we can rearrange it into one of those formats

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4\[\frac{bh}{hy}\] \[b\frac{h}{hy}\] \[b\frac{1}{1y/h}\] maybe the wolf can give us options?

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4it was worth a shot, check my proportion; is it ok?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0about to just plug in numbers and see

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4dw:1327248716441:dw

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4this is the same type of set up but with something i can see better

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0your proportions aren't right but i also don't know if this pic is drawn to scale. h is longer than b, c is shorter than b, of coarse. and y is shorter than b and c

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0from your expressions, c ends up being longer than b

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.43/4 = 2/c c = 8/3 = 2 2/3? sqrt(2^2 + 8/3^2)= 10/3 5/3 = d/2 10/3 = d thats a match in my book

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4c is to b as hy is to h \[c=\frac{b}{h}(hy)\]might be better :)

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4i think that matches your "a" option

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, it's exact. i don't get why though. so did you derive "a" from your earilier expression c=(bh)/(hy)?

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4no, i had to dust out the cobwebs and make sure I was putting things in their proper places.

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4similar triangle differ by some scalar multiple; they keep the same ratios from one tri to the next

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4so if we equate the proper ratios we can solve for them

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4bases with repect to heights will math in silimlar tris. b/h = c/(hy) are the respective parts to match up

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think i need to study "basic proportiionality theorem". don't recall learning about it

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4your welcome, and good luck :)
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