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simplybeyoutiful

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HELP PLEASE! Jose observes the Bermuda Triangle on two maps of different sizes. The triangles are similar and have dimensions, in centimeters, as shown in the figure below. Solve for x. (see attachment)

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  1. simplybeyoutiful
    • 3 years ago
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  2. Vaidehi09
    • 3 years ago
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    use this property: the ratios of corresponding sides of similar triangles are equal.

  3. simplybeyoutiful
    • 3 years ago
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    so what should i do?

  4. msayer3
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    you have two corresponding sides of the triangle values given so that would be one ratio. The other ratio would be unknown sides of triangles

  5. Snapbacklive
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    2x/8 = (x+3)/7 14x=8x+24 6x=24 x=4

  6. simplybeyoutiful
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    Ohh, i get it. thanks

  7. Snapbacklive
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    welcome

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