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What is the distance from point A to point B? Enter your answer on the standard grid. (There may be more than 1 correct answer) Answer: a. 1 2/3 b. 1.666 c. 1 3/4 d. 1.34 e. Both a and b

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  1. skittles223
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  2. Rosh007
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    ok you need to find DE.. then use the parallel property

  3. RadEn
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    let the length of AB = x because triangle AEC similar with BED, so AC/AE = BD/BE 7/(x+10) = 6/10 6(x+10) = 7*10 6x+60=70 6x=70-60 6x=10 x=10/6=5/3= ....? (it can convert to mix fraction or decimal)

  4. skittles223
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    how do i find it

  5. Rosh007
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    then again appy pythagores theorem to by cosidering the length as x

  6. RadEn
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    lol, use ur calculator : 5/3=... ?

  7. Rosh007
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    consider the triangle DBE first

  8. Rosh007
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    find DE using pythagores theorem

  9. RadEn
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    @Rosh007, DBE is not a right triangle but acute triangle

  10. Rosh007
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    Ow,,,, sorry.. that is right,,....

  11. RadEn
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    noproblem...

  12. skittles223
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    so it would be 1.666

  13. skittles223
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    ?

  14. RadEn
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    yes, but 1 2/3 it same

  15. skittles223
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    ok thanks

  16. RadEn
    • 3 years ago
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    welcome

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