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anonymous
 4 years ago
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.
anonymous
 4 years ago
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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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ParthKohli @Callisto @dpaInc @AccessDenied @ajprincess

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01st it seems to be NePAL'S flag!! hehe ;)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Does anyone know how to do this..?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what i think is.... findthe lengths of each sides of the 2 triangles .. and then compare the two triangles!!

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Could you help me to do that?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I just need the answer because I don't know how to set it up.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1338109893305:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0c dis is d triangle!!

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0U KNOW THE DISTANCE FORMULA RIGHT?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, I do, but I was wondering if the two triangles were congruent, similiar, or neither? It looks like neither.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok..now calculate the sides ...by using distance fomula!!

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and then compae get it?

Callisto
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0When you get the distance, you can compare them Same length of side pairs=> congruent Length are in ratio => similar Neither => neither

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok first u calculate the distances ..and then temme!!

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Callisto .....hell yeah!

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can someone show me how to get the distance? I know the formula, but not what to plug in.

Callisto
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[AB=\sqrt{(1(2))^2 + (4(1))^2} = \sqrt{(3)^2 + (5)^2} = \sqrt{34}\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0c callisti did it already... @Callisto how r u so fast in latex??

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So what would the answer be?

Callisto
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I've typed that about 10 minutes ago :

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u try it urslf.. callisto has given u hint

Callisto
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You need to find out all the length first :

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't understand how. ):

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0c dis ... u'll undrstnd http://www.teacherschoice.com.au/maths_library/trigonometry/triangle_given_3_points.htm

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok, I will work it out.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The 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?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are u doing your home work her??

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am taking questions from a review and trying to figure them out.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't know what it is asking for. If the two triangles are congruent, they equal each other.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0see.. if two triangles ar congruent means .. there all sides are equal.. and allangles are equal!!

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So on a graph, it would be on the opposite side of the first?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0not necessary ... but yes eevn that is a possibility ..

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there are many possibilities

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A(2,6) B(2,4) C(4,3) Is this congruent to the first?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0best method to find answers for such question is ... add or subtract a constant to all the coordinates!!

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wcum ..srry 4 dis... bt medal!!
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