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Dallasb22
 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
Dallasb22
 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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Dallasb22
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@tcarroll010 Some help please?

Freyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then the area of the top one is 9 and the bigger triangle is 25

Freyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{ 3^{2} }{ 5^{2}}\]

Dallasb22
 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?

Freyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then the pictures above show them on top of each other

Freyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The ratio of the sides is equal if there are parallel lines

Freyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1because they are similar

Freyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1because you are just extending the sides of the smaller one yes?

Freyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So the scale used to increase the smaller one is 3:5

Freyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so i made one of the sides = 6 and that is an easy ratio to do

Freyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i just multipled the ratio by 2

Freyes
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and since area is basically multiplying the ratio of the sides

Dallasb22
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What if BY = 2, BC = 4?
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