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LoveToDance22
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1An 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.

LoveToDance22
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Which 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

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@LoveToDance, Have you computed the ratios of the corresponding sides yet?

LoveToDance22
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No, I'm not sure how to solve this.

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Hint: 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: \(\frac{RP}{CA}\) \(\frac{PQ}{AB}\) \(\frac{QR}{BC}\)

LoveToDance22
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@Hero Is it B? (change the length of side CA to 5 feet)

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1How did you figure it out?

LoveToDance22
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I used ratios haha, thanks!
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