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  • 3 years ago

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

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  1. nanaheads
    • 3 years ago
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  2. Grazes
    • 3 years ago
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    Flip the 2nd triangle and create a proportion. Does that help, or should I give you the proportion too?

  3. nanaheads
    • 3 years ago
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    would the proportion be: 11.5 over 34.5 times x over 12? or is that wrong?

  4. jim_thompson5910
    • 3 years ago
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    close, more like 11.5/34.5 = 12/x where x is the length of PQ

  5. nanaheads
    • 3 years ago
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    is it c?

  6. jim_thompson5910
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    how did you get c

  7. nanaheads
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    nevermind, I got 36. thats correct?

  8. jim_thompson5910
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    it is

  9. nanaheads
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    thanks! can you help with one more question please?

  10. jim_thompson5910
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    hopefully you see how you got 36 and how 33 is wrong

  11. nanaheads
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  12. jim_thompson5910
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    yeah sure

  13. nanaheads
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    I attached the photo of the question

  14. jim_thompson5910
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    alright one second

  15. nanaheads
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    thanks soo much!

  16. jim_thompson5910
    • 3 years ago
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    what do you notice about step 2

  17. jim_thompson5910
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    anything missing, odd, or off here?

  18. sexy-girl-i-be
    • 2 years ago
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    36 is the answer

  19. Grazes
    • 2 years ago
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    Just a little late ^^;;

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