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pentagon ABCDE ~ pentagon FGHIJ. Use the figures below to answer the following questions
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hali12 Group Title
pentagon ABCDE ~ pentagon FGHIJ. Use the figures below to answer the following questions @jim_thompson5910
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you're missing the figures
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or the following questions
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hali12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
sorry i keep getting distracted
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that's ok
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AB corresponds to FG
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So 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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8 times 0.75 = 6
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oh wait, i read that wrong...one sec
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oh for some reason, it still works out...lucky coincidence but yes, you multiply by 0.75
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
to go backwards, you divide by 0.75
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
notice how FJ corresponds to AE
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
and FJ = 6 So AE = FJ/0.75 = 6/0.75 = 8 which means AE = 8
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so then i had it right?
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yes, sry i didn't see that til now
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hali12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok, cool and for #14 it would be 2.5?
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no no no it would be 3
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which side corresponds to IJ?
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CD, so it would make it 3? correct?
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this is why this problem is a bit confusing
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the second pentagon should be rotated slightly clockwise so that FG matches up with AB
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now tell me what ij corresponds to
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did you do the rotation? this will make F the bottom most point
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so ij corresponds to ???
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which side from ABCDE
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good
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now multiply that length by 0.75 to find ij
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try it again 5 times 0.75 = ???
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de = 5
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good
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fg would be 4?
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fg corresponds to ???
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good FG = 0.75 times AB
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you nailed it
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thanks, this will be the last one i promise
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The two triangles are similar So AD/ED = BD/CD 35/16 = 25/x Now solve for x
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no
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35/16 = 25/x 35x = 16*25
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no it's not any of those answer choices
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x is the length of CD
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which isn't listed
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good
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35x = 16*25 35x = 400
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dfsdfdddddddd
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sorry cat walked on the kep board... and i dont get wat i do next
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that's ok, divide both sides by 35
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45 divided by 35, and what else by 35?
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ok now subtract this from 25
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which is closest to which answer choice?
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13.6 is closest to 13 6/7
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your first response is correct
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13.6 is closest to 13 4/7
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which is the answer
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yes
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hali12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
thank you,... i was just wondering, but are u like a teacher or something?
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i'm a student learning to become one
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your are amazing
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why thank you, i appreciate the compliment
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your 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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i'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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thank you :)
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you're welcome
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