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anonymous
 3 years ago
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
anonymous
 3 years ago
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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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@tcarroll010 Some help please?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thats a ratio of 3:5?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1348331164200:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then the area of the top one is 9 and the bigger triangle is 25

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{ 3^{2} }{ 5^{2}}\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1348331474528:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm sorry i don't understand how you are getting this Mind running me through the first steps?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1348331540707:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1348331623710:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then the pictures above show them on top of each other

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The ratio of the sides is equal if there are parallel lines

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because they are similar

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because you are just extending the sides of the smaller one yes?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the scale used to increase the smaller one is 3:5

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so i made one of the sides = 6 and that is an easy ratio to do

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i just multipled the ratio by 2

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and since area is basically multiplying the ratio of the sides

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{ 3^2 }{ 5^2 }\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What if BY = 2, BC = 4?
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