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If the triangles are similar, which ratio shows the relationship of the area of the larger triangle to the area of the smaller triangle? Two triangles share a vertex. The left triangle has height measuring 24 and base measuring 15. The right triangle has height measuring 8 and base measuring 5. 5:8 6:1 4:1 9:1

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    Well, what do you think the 5 matches up with in the bigger triangle?

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    15

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    Ratio of 15 to 5?

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    1 to 3

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    And area varies in the square, do you know what I mean by this?

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    no i dont can you please explain.

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    OK, if you don't know that, do you know the formula for triangle area?

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    yes its 1/2bh

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    OK, that is another way to do it, just do that for each triangle and compare the results for your answer.

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    ok . thank you

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    ur welcome.

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    so it would be 9:1

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    Yup (3^2)

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    thank you soo much for the help.

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    Sure, np.

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