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I have no idea where to begin. :l Helpp?
In Triangle ABC shown below, side AB is 6 and side AC is 4.
Which statement is needed to prove that segment DE is parallel to segment BC and half its length?
Segment AD is 3 and segment AE is 4.
Segment AD is 3 and segment AE is 2.
Segment AD is 12 and segment AE is 8.
Segment AD is 12 and segment AE is 4.
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 2 years ago
I have no idea where to begin. :l Helpp? In Triangle ABC shown below, side AB is 6 and side AC is 4. Which statement is needed to prove that segment DE is parallel to segment BC and half its length? Segment AD is 3 and segment AE is 4. Segment AD is 3 and segment AE is 2. Segment AD is 12 and segment AE is 8. Segment AD is 12 and segment AE is 4. http://learn.flvs.net/webdav/assessment_images/educator_geometry_v14/pool_Geom_3641_1000_Subtest_01_01/image0014e8c4ab2.jpg

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ghazi
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0for half length side must be in proportion so...can you guess now?

TheViper
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Segment AD is 3 and segment AE is 2.

TheViper
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Understood @tiffybabyy ?? or any doubt ??

tiffybabyy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So I would do this?? \[\frac{ 6 }{ 4 }=\frac{3}{ 2 }\] Cross multiple and if they equal out then its right?

annas
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so the answer will be "Segment AD is 3 and segment AE is 2." isnt it @TheViper ???

tiffybabyy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay(: Thank you guys !!

annas
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2my pleasure and thanks viper :)

ghazi
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{ AD }{ AB }=\frac{ AE }{ AC }\]

TheViper
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2If this is a triangle (of any type) :dw:1345301124982:dw& if \(\Large{AD=BD}\)& \(\Large{AE=EC}\)then \[\Large{DE \parallel BC}\] So answer is Segment AD is 3 and segment AE is 2.

TheViper
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@ghazi @annas @tiffybabyy now it's clear??

tiffybabyy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah. I get it. Thanks you guys! :D

TheViper
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2hmmm...... Ur welcome ;)

annas
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yeah i got it :) thanks viper dude

TheViper
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dude I like saying dude !!
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