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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)
use this property: the ratios of corresponding sides of similar triangles are equal.
so what should i do?
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
2x/8 = (x+3)/7 14x=8x+24 6x=24 x=4
Ohh, i get it. thanks