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anonymous
 3 years ago
In the figure, ΔABC ~ ΔDEF. Solve for x.
anonymous
 3 years ago
In the figure, ΔABC ~ ΔDEF. Solve for x.

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Make a proportion based on the fact that they are similar. Turn the bottom triangle until the triangles match and compare the sides. The proportion should be 16/8=x/3

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do cross multiplication

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the answer should be b=4?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1343161960665:dw Try again.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Nana. Did you check your work?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you so much! Can you help me with another one?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Good job. Give yourself a pat. Do you understand how I made the proportion, though?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Try to make a proportion yourself after matching up the triangles. I'll tell you whether you got it right or not ;)

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Huneya. Please try to help her without guessing for her :/ At any rate, huneya's attempt was wrong.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got 16... I think that's wrong.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so it's 19? I was close.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Huneya's proportion was correct.. to a degree. It was only right because they were special similar triangles

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1343162820034:dw That'd be the correct proportion if you needed to show your work on a test.
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