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LoveToDance22 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
An architect planned to construct two similar stone pyramid structures in a park. The figure below shows the front view of the pyramids in her plan but there is an error in the dimensions.
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LoveToDance22 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Which of the following changes should she make to the dimensions to correct her error? a. change the length of side RP to 3 feet b. change the length of side CA to 5 feet c. change the length of side RP to 8 feet d. change the length of side CA to 6 feet
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@LoveToDance, Have you computed the ratios of the corresponding sides yet?
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LoveToDance22 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No, I'm not sure how to solve this.
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Hint: To find the ratios of the corresponding sides of two similar triangles, notice that: RP corresponds to CA PQ corresponds to AB QR corresponds to BC Next compute: \(\frac{RP}{CA}\) \(\frac{PQ}{AB}\) \(\frac{QR}{BC}\)
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LoveToDance22 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@Hero Is it B? (change the length of side CA to 5 feet)
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Hero Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
How did you figure it out?
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LoveToDance22 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I used ratios haha, thanks!
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