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aminah.love18

  • 3 years ago

Given that UR=8 , VS=28 , and TV=21 , find TU .

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  1. aminah.love18
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    |dw:1329938829479:dw|

  2. aminah.love18
    • 3 years ago
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    i dont know if you can see it but on the bottom right is the S

  3. bahrom7893
    • 3 years ago
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    similar triangles

  4. aminah.love18
    • 3 years ago
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    ya i think so lol this is all new to me

  5. bahrom7893
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    TS = 49..

  6. bahrom7893
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    ill let angela finish lol

  7. aminah.love18
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    lol

  8. bahrom7893
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    angela?.. okay ill take over

  9. aminah.love18
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    lol yes please

  10. bahrom7893
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    the ratios in similar triangles are the same.

  11. bahrom7893
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    Therefore: TU/ TV = TR/TS

  12. bahrom7893
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    TU/21 = TR/TS TU/21 = TR/49 (TS = TV+VS = 21+28=49)

  13. bahrom7893
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    TR = TU + UR = TU+8

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    TU/21 = (TU+8)/49 TU = 21(TU+8)/49 TU = 3(TU+8)/7

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    7TU = 3TU + 24 4TU = 24 TU = 6

  16. aminah.love18
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    thanks you alot bahrom i get it now youve been soo soo helpful

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    ;)

  18. aminah.love18
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    :)

  19. sharun
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    Thank you Bahrom for to help my Aminah my love,my girl

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    You're welcome too sharun.

  21. rose_gulf2000
    • 2 years ago
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    let TU=x TS=TV+VS=21+28=49 similar triangle so TS/(x+8)=TV/x 49/(x+8)=21/x 49x=21x+168 28x=168 x=168/28=6 x=TU=6

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