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anonymous
 4 years ago
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
 \
 /\
6 / \
 /d \ b
 / \
 / \
/_________\
c
Please help me... Thanks
anonymous
 4 years ago
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  \  /\ 6 / \  /d \ b  / \  / \ /_________\ c Please help me... Thanks

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First, you know how to figure out c right? Just use the Pythagorean theorem: a^2+b^2=c^2 6^2+b^2=18^2 b^2=288 b=16.97 (approximately)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nope, i dont know, i'm new to this

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1327846502336:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, that's good too XD do you understand the Pythagorean theorem now? If not, look at this: http://www.mathsisfun.com/pythagoras.html

hoblos
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@14yamaka where did you get a^2+b^2=c^2 from?!!

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0...? are you pulling my leg hoblos?? :P or for real?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are you following Jenuine? XD

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah, i got the pythagorean theoren but i still dont know how to find the other variables

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok, so now the proof of triangular similarity we have to know that before going on

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you know what makes two triangles similar?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If the angles in two triangles are the same, they are similar.

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It 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.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0?? 0.0 sry Mertsj, didn't know this was already posted :(

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Should I continue with this explanation?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh....make sure you don't do this again okay? X( I know you meant no harm, but it can cause bad feelings so...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, so you got that triangles are similar if their angles are the same?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Proof 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.
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