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pentagon ABCDE ~ pentagon FGHIJ. Use the figures below to answer the following questions
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pentagon ABCDE ~ pentagon FGHIJ. Use the figures below to answer the following questions @jim_thompson5910

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jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you're missing the figures

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 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0or the following questions

hali12
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1sorry i keep getting distracted

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0AB corresponds to FG

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So FG/AB = 6/8 = 0.75 is the number you multiply each side length in the larger pentagon to get the corresponding side length in the smaller pentagon

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.08 times 0.75 = 6

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh wait, i read that wrong...one sec

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh for some reason, it still works out...lucky coincidence but yes, you multiply by 0.75

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0to go backwards, you divide by 0.75

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0notice how FJ corresponds to AE

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and FJ = 6 So AE = FJ/0.75 = 6/0.75 = 8 which means AE = 8

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 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, sry i didn't see that til now

hali12
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok, cool and for #14 it would be 2.5?

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 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0which side corresponds to IJ?

hali12
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1CD, so it would make it 3? correct?

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 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this is why this problem is a bit confusing

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 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the second pentagon should be rotated slightly clockwise so that FG matches up with AB

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now tell me what ij corresponds to

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0did you do the rotation? this will make F the bottom most point

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so ij corresponds to ???

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0which side from ABCDE

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now multiply that length by 0.75 to find ij

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0try it again 5 times 0.75 = ???

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0fg corresponds to ???

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0good FG = 0.75 times AB

hali12
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thanks, this will be the last one i promise

jim_thompson5910
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The two triangles are similar So AD/ED = BD/CD 35/16 = 25/x Now solve for x

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.035/16 = 25/x 35x = 16*25

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no it's not any of those answer choices

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x is the length of CD

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0which isn't listed

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.035x = 16*25 35x = 400

hali12
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1sorry cat walked on the kep board... and i dont get wat i do next

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 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that's ok, divide both sides by 35

hali12
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.145 divided by 35, and what else by 35?

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok now subtract this from 25

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0which is closest to which answer choice?

hali12
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.113.6 is closest to 13 6/7

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0your first response is correct

jim_thompson5910
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.013.6 is closest to 13 4/7

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0which is the answer

hali12
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thank you,... i was just wondering, but are u like a teacher or something?

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i'm a student learning to become one

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why thank you, i appreciate the compliment

hali12
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1your are verry verry welcome, you helped me out so much that i officaly have a B in geometry ( summerschool) i had failed it the first time idurring the year, i dont know what i would have done with out you...

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i'm glad i could help you out, you're very smart and it sounds like you're starting to get the hang of this stuff, which is great

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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you're welcome
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