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Carla drew two triangles; triangle ABC and triangle PQR, on a grid. She planned to cut out the two triangles to make a flag. The vertices of triangle ABC are at A(1, 4), B(2, 1), and C(3, 2). The vertices of triangle PQR are at P(3, 0), Q(2, 4), and R(2, 3).
Using the coordinates of the vertices of each triangle explain whether the two triangles are congruent, similar or neither.
Note: I understand I have to apply the formula, but I don't know what goes into it. Help is appreciated.
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Ashley10116 Group Title
Carla drew two triangles; triangle ABC and triangle PQR, on a grid. She planned to cut out the two triangles to make a flag. The vertices of triangle ABC are at A(1, 4), B(2, 1), and C(3, 2). The vertices of triangle PQR are at P(3, 0), Q(2, 4), and R(2, 3). Using the coordinates of the vertices of each triangle explain whether the two triangles are congruent, similar or neither. Note: I understand I have to apply the formula, but I don't know what goes into it. Help is appreciated.
 2 years ago
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@ParthKohli @Callisto @dpaInc @AccessDenied @ajprincess
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@shivamsinha
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
1st it seems to be NePAL'S flag!! hehe ;)
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Ashley10116 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Does anyone know how to do this..?
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
what i think is.... findthe lengths of each sides of the 2 triangles .. and then compare the two triangles!!
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Ashley10116 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Could you help me to do that?
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Ashley10116 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I just need the answer because I don't know how to set it up.
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
dw:1338109893305:dw
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
c dis is d triangle!!
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
U KNOW THE DISTANCE FORMULA RIGHT?
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Ashley10116 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yes, I do, but I was wondering if the two triangles were congruent, similiar, or neither? It looks like neither.
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
ok..now calculate the sides ...by using distance fomula!!
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
and then compae get it?
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Ashley10116 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
No, I'm still lost.
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
*compare
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Callisto Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
When you get the distance, you can compare them Same length of side pairs=> congruent Length are in ratio => similar Neither => neither
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
ok first u calculate the distances ..and then temme!!
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
@Callisto .....hell yeah!
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Ashley10116 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Can someone show me how to get the distance? I know the formula, but not what to plug in.
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Callisto Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[AB=\sqrt{(1(2))^2 + (4(1))^2} = \sqrt{(3)^2 + (5)^2} = \sqrt{34}\]
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
c callisti did it already... @Callisto how r u so fast in latex??
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Ashley10116 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So what would the answer be?
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Callisto Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I've typed that about 10 minutes ago :
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
u try it urslf.. callisto has given u hint
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Callisto Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You need to find out all the length first :
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Ashley10116 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I don't understand how. ):
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
ooo ...lol
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Ashley10116 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Hahaha.
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
c dis ... u'll undrstnd http://www.teacherschoice.com.au/maths_library/trigonometry/triangle_given_3_points.htm
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Ashley10116 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ok, I will work it out.
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
its an example!!
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Ashley10116 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It is neither?
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Callisto Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think so
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
congo!!
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Callisto Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
here's the graph :
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The vertices of triangle PQR on a coordinate grid are P(1, 5), Q(1, 3), and R(3, 2). Provide the coordinates of the vertices A, B, and C of triangle ABC that is congruent to PQR and explain why the two triangles are congruent. Do you understand this?
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
are u doing your home work her??
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
c'mon do it!!
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Ashley10116 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I am taking questions from a review and trying to figure them out.
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Ashley10116 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I don't know what it is asking for. If the two triangles are congruent, they equal each other.
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
see.. if two triangles ar congruent means .. there all sides are equal.. and allangles are equal!!
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Ashley10116 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So on a graph, it would be on the opposite side of the first?
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
not necessary ... but yes eevn that is a possibility ..
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
there are many possibilities
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Ashley10116 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
A(2,6) B(2,4) C(4,3) Is this congruent to the first?
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
best method to find answers for such question is ... add or subtract a constant to all the coordinates!!
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shivamsinha Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
wcum ..srry 4 dis... bt medal!!
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