Just imagine that this is a right triangle where d is the altitude.
Find the values of a, b, c, d.
About the Right Triangle Similarity....
|\ Given: a+b = 18
| \ a
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| /d \ b
| / \
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Please help me... Thanks
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Okay, that's good too XD do you understand the Pythagorean theorem now? If not, look at this: http://www.mathsisfun.com/pythagoras.html
@14yamaka where did you get a^2+b^2=c^2 from?!!
...? are you pulling my leg hoblos?? :P or for real?
are you following Jenuine? XD
yeah, i got the pythagorean theoren
but i still dont know how to find the other variables
Ok, so now the proof of triangular similarity
we have to know that before going on
Do you know what makes two triangles similar?
If the angles in two triangles are the same, they are similar.
It is generally frowned upon to repost the same question when it has already been answered once. If you delete this post and go back to the first one, I will help you.
?? 0.0 sry Mertsj, didn't know this was already posted :(
Should I continue with this explanation?
oh....make sure you don't do this again okay? X( I know you meant no harm, but it can cause bad feelings so...
ok, so you got that triangles are similar if their angles are the same?
Proof for triangle similarity:
angle XYZ and angle YWZ are both right angles
angle Z is shared so both triangles have this angle.
If two of the angles are the same, the remaining angle is also the same.
Since all three of the angles are the same, the triangles are similar.