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Desireegb
 3 years ago
At the bank of a river, by measurement,
a = 18 ft.
b = 30 ft.
c = 24 ft.
d = 14 ft.
How long is x? How long is y?
Angle >
https://media.glynlyon.com/a_matgeo_2011/5/group123.gif
The answer should be to the nearest tenth or as a fraction.
x = ? ft.
y = ? ft.
Desireegb
 3 years ago
At the bank of a river, by measurement, a = 18 ft. b = 30 ft. c = 24 ft. d = 14 ft. How long is x? How long is y? Angle > https://media.glynlyon.com/a_matgeo_2011/5/group123.gif The answer should be to the nearest tenth or as a fraction. x = ? ft. y = ? ft.

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sauravshakya
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do u know that they are similar triangles

Desireegb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, yes but im not sure how to set up the problem with the triangles... im pretty slowminded when it comes to math..

godorovg
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1all similar triangles have angles that 180 degrees when added to together.

godorovg
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now in the problem let's take this on triangle at time, let's start with first one

godorovg
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1let's do the first triangle, in the first triangle we a right angle which is 90 degrees, now given the info from the problem we can now solve this by thinking about sin, cos , tan here.

godorovg
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1hey you here or what??

godorovg
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay when ready plz reply .

Desireegb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol im sorry i was at an appt haha i just got back

Desireegb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes lolz we seem to be missing each other lol

Desireegb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lolz okay :P we finally caught up huh

Desireegb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so can u help me please? lol

godorovg
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes I can I want to know what you know already, this is so I don't repeat stuff that you can already.

Desireegb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes sorry my connection sucks so it takes forever to reply

godorovg
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay no prob. you have all you need to do this problem, notice on the choices give they refer to to the triangles listed on the picture so now what we have to is look at if we use sin,cos or tan in these cases to solve

Desireegb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so should i use the sine table for this problem?

godorovg
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes sin would be a good choice in this case.

Desireegb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0k i have a chart... https://media.glynlyon.com/a_matgeo_2011/5/groupi94.gif

Desireegb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so should i look for the tan numbers for each other numbers given

godorovg
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you can but in keep in mind what you are being asked for here.

godorovg
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1do the top first triangle only, than we will worry about the bottom within this problem

Desireegb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i forgot about the angle.. that kinda looks like c = a * b

godorovg
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1because we similar triangle here what do we know already about this?

godorovg
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the c=a times b is right

Desireegb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i hate this computer . yes i got it thanks :)

godorovg
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1welcome any questions or are you fine now?

Desireegb
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think i got it for now lolz thanks a bunch :D

godorovg
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1great have a great night :)
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