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BIGDOG96

  • 2 years ago

Which statement must be true to prove that segment DE is parallel to segment CA? 1 : DC = 5 : EA 4 : DC = 3 : EA 1 : EA = 5 : DC 4 : EA = 3 : DC I don't get this.

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  1. BIGDOG96
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  2. BIGDOG96
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    @psi9epsilon and @PaxPolaris I really don't get this.

  3. BIGDOG96
    • 2 years ago
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    @sarahseburn Can you help me?

  4. psi9epsilon
    • 2 years ago
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    hint 20/ DC = 15 / EA,

  5. psi9epsilon
    • 2 years ago
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    Also 20/bc=15/ab, use these relations, i have given you lots of clues to start

  6. BIGDOG96
    • 2 years ago
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    But what am I looking for/doing?

  7. psi9epsilon
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    you need to find a ratio that matches the given options, the ratio willbe help you identify the condition why the lines may be parallel also if you should know about similarity of triangles, thats where these relations come from

  8. BIGDOG96
    • 2 years ago
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    Oh, so the answer would come out to B.

  9. BIGDOG96
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    Right?

  10. psi9epsilon
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    aha

  11. psi9epsilon
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    sounds good ? i m taking off here good luck

  12. BIGDOG96
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    Oh man...okay thanks, bye.

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