## cupcake918 3 years ago The figures above are similar. Find the missing length. Show your work.

1. cupcake918

2. abdul_shabeer

The sides will be in the same proportion L1/W1=L2/W2

3. abdul_shabeer

Can you find out now?

4. cupcake918

sorri im lost still

5. abdul_shabeer

Length of the first rectangle = L1 Width of the first rectangle = W1 Length of second rectangle = L2 width of the second rectangle = W2 L1/W1=L2/W2

6. abdul_shabeer

Understood?

7. cupcake918

yes

8. abdul_shabeer

9. abdul_shabeer

*What's

10. cupcake918

3in?

11. abdul_shabeer

(5/3)=(3/x) Find x

12. cupcake918

im not getting it sorry:-( i know your probably making it real easy to but i havent done math is over 8yrs and i dont even remember doing this in highschool

13. abdul_shabeer

|dw:1352005415958:dw| cross multiply

14. abdul_shabeer

|dw:1352005493864:dw|

15. cupcake918

5

16. abdul_shabeer

x =9/5

17. abdul_shabeer

or 1.8

18. abdul_shabeer

inches

19. cupcake918

oh wow im sorri thank u so much for all of ur help

20. abdul_shabeer