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DimDanny
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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?
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9:1
5:8
4:1
6:1
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DimDanny Group Title
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 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
area 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
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DimDanny Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
sorry my browser is going crazy. Can you further explain?
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the area of a triangle is \(\large \frac{bh}{2}\) you know that right?
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so 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?
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DimDanny Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Eh sorry if im alittle dumb, but i still cant get the answer to match the choices above
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\(\LARGE \frac{12 \times 15}{4 \times 5}\)
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DimDanny Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so the answer is 9:1?
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lgbasallote Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yup sorry late reply :)
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DimDanny Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
np thanks for the help
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