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In the figure below, triangle ABC is similar to triangle PQR. What is the length of side PQ? (picture attached)

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    Flip the 2nd triangle and create a proportion. Does that help, or should I give you the proportion too?

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    would the proportion be: 11.5 over 34.5 times x over 12? or is that wrong?

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    close, more like 11.5/34.5 = 12/x where x is the length of PQ

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    is it c?

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    how did you get c

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    nevermind, I got 36. thats correct?

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    it is

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    thanks! can you help with one more question please?

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    hopefully you see how you got 36 and how 33 is wrong

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    yeah sure

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    I attached the photo of the question

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    alright one second

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    thanks soo much!

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    what do you notice about step 2

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    anything missing, odd, or off here?

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    36 is the answer

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    Just a little late ^^;;

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