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The figure shows three right triangles. Triangles UVW, UZV, and ZVW are similar. Theorem: If two triangles are similar, the corresponding sides are in proportion. Using the given theorem, which two statements help to prove that if segment UW is x, then x2 = 13? Segment UW × segment UZ = 4 Segment UW × segment ZW = 6 Segment UW × segment UZ = 9 Segment UW × segment ZW = 4 Segment UW × segment UZ = 6 Segment UW × segment ZW = 4 Segment UW × segment UZ = 4 Segment UW × segment ZW = 9

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    I said the last one because of the pythagorean therom.

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    Good @Qwerty90 , you are right :)

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    are you sure?

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    ohh yes its right thanks~

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    UW = sqrt(13)

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    So it can be option b or option D

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    Since triangle UVW is similar to UZV, then UW/UV = UV/UZ UW. UZ = (UV)^2 = 2^2 =4 Hence option D is right

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    thanks!

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