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GrazesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Make 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
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huneyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
do cross multiplication
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nanaheadsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So the answer should be b=4?
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GrazesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1343161960665:dw Try again.
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GrazesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Nana. Did you check your work?
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nanaheadsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Thank you so much! Can you help me with another one?
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GrazesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Good job. Give yourself a pat. Do you understand how I made the proportion, though?
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GrazesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Try to make a proportion yourself after matching up the triangles. I'll tell you whether you got it right or not ;)
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GrazesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Huneya. Please try to help her without guessing for her :/ At any rate, huneya's attempt was wrong.
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nanaheadsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I got 16... I think that's wrong.
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nanaheadsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so it's 19? I was close.
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GrazesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Huneya's proportion was correct.. to a degree. It was only right because they were special similar triangles
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GrazesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1343162820034:dw That'd be the correct proportion if you needed to show your work on a test.
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