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DimDanny
 3 years ago
If the triangles are similar, which ratio shows the relationship of the area of the larger triangle to the area of the smaller triangle?
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9:1
5:8
4:1
6:1
DimDanny
 3 years ago
If the triangles are similar, which ratio shows the relationship of the area of the larger triangle to the area of the smaller triangle? Answer 9:1 5:8 4:1 6:1

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lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1area of larger triangle = 1/2 (24)(15) = 12 x 15 area of smaller triangle = 1/2 (8)(5) = 4 x 5 solve those two areas then find the ratio

DimDanny
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1sorry my browser is going crazy. Can you further explain?

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the area of a triangle is \(\large \frac{bh}{2}\) you know that right?

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so that's how we got the area of the large triangle and the small triangle....the black line was the base (15 and 5) then the red ones were the height (24 and 8). The question is the ratio of the larger triangle to the smaller triangle so the ratio is lage triangle : small trianle > \(\frac{\text{large triangle}}{\text{small triangle}}\) agree?

DimDanny
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Eh sorry if im alittle dumb, but i still cant get the answer to match the choices above

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\(\LARGE \frac{12 \times 15}{4 \times 5}\)

lgbasallote
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yup sorry late reply :)

DimDanny
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1np thanks for the help
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