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The ratio of areas between two similar triangles is 1:4. if one side of the smaller triangle is 2 units, find the measure of the corresponding side of the other triangle.
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ratio of areas = (ratio of sides)^2
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so ratio of sides = ?
eroshea
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\[\frac{ 1 }{ 4} = (\frac{ 2 }{ x })^2\]
what i got there is x=4
so the measure of the corresponding side of the trangle is 4 units?
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yes!
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thank you for the equation ! :))
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welcome ^_^