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

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

jim_thompson5910
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close, more like
11.5/34.5 = 12/x
where x is the length of PQ

nanaheads
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is it c?

jim_thompson5910
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how did you get c

nanaheads
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nevermind, I got 36. thats correct?


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

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

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jim_thompson5910
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yeah sure

nanaheads
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I attached the photo of the question

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alright one second

nanaheads
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thanks soo much!

jim_thompson5910
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what do you notice about step 2

jim_thompson5910
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anything missing, odd, or off here?

sexygirlibe
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36 is the answer

Grazes
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Just a little late ^^;;