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Find the ratio of the area of triangle XBY to the area of triangle ABC for the given measurements, if LINE XY is PARALLEL TO LINE AC
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Find the ratio of the area of triangle XBY to the area of triangle ABC for the given measurements, if LINE XY is PARALLEL TO LINE AC
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BY = 3, YC = 2
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@tcarroll010 Some help please?
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thats a ratio of 3:5?
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Lol, is it?
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dw:1348331164200:dw
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Dallasb22 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Isn't that 5:2?
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Freyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
then the area of the top one is 9 and the bigger triangle is 25
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\[\frac{ 3^{2} }{ 5^{2}}\]
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dw:1348331474528:dw
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I'm sorry i don't understand how you are getting this Mind running me through the first steps?
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dw:1348331540707:dw
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dw:1348331623710:dw
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then the pictures above show them on top of each other
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How did you get 10?
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The ratio of the sides is equal if there are parallel lines
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because they are similar
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because you are just extending the sides of the smaller one yes?
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So the scale used to increase the smaller one is 3:5
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so i made one of the sides = 6 and that is an easy ratio to do
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i just multipled the ratio by 2
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Ohhhh. Okay
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Freyes Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
and since area is basically multiplying the ratio of the sides
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\[\frac{ 3^2 }{ 5^2 }\]
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9/25 is the answer
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9/25? not 9:25?
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What if BY = 2, BC = 4?
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