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LoveToDance22

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Geometry, please help!

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  1. LoveToDance22
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    A ramp represented by segment PQ in the figure below is used to load cargo on a truck. Maya wants to find the length of the ramp. What is the length of the ramp used?

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    |dw:1343697136414:dw| Triangle QST ~ Triangle QPR (AAA) \(\frac{9}{12} = \frac{15}{15+PQ}\) Solve PQ.

  3. LoveToDance22
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    @Callisto Is it 25?

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    Nope, I don't think so.

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    \[\frac{9}{12} = \frac{15}{15+PQ}\] 9(15+PQ) = 12x15 Solve from here~

  6. LoveToDance22
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    @Callisto I got PQ=5

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    That's what I've got too!

  8. Callisto
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    Oh... wait!

  9. Callisto
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    It should be PS not PQ in the equation..

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    \[\frac{9}{12} =\frac{15}{PQ}\]^ This is the right one to solve :( I'm sorry that I overlooked something !!!

  11. LoveToDance22
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    @Callisto Lol, It's ok, is it PQ=20?

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    Yes!

  13. LoveToDance22
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    Thanks!

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    Welcome!

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