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eroshea

  • 3 years ago

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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  1. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    ratio of areas = (ratio of sides)^2

  2. hartnn
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    so ratio of sides = ?

  3. 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?

  4. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    yes!

  5. eroshea
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    thank you for the equation ! :))

  6. hartnn
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    welcome ^_^

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