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

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Grazes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Make 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

nanaheads
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So the answer should be b=4?

Grazes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1343161960665:dw Try again.

Grazes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Nana. Did you check your work?

nanaheads
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Thank you so much! Can you help me with another one?

Grazes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Good job. Give yourself a pat. Do you understand how I made the proportion, though?

Grazes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Try to make a proportion yourself after matching up the triangles. I'll tell you whether you got it right or not ;)

Grazes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Huneya. Please try to help her without guessing for her :/ At any rate, huneya's attempt was wrong.

nanaheads
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I got 16... I think that's wrong.

nanaheads
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so it's 19? I was close.

Grazes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Huneya's proportion was correct.. to a degree. It was only right because they were special similar triangles

Grazes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1343162820034:dw That'd be the correct proportion if you needed to show your work on a test.
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