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Perimeter of one triangle is 11/13 of the perimeter of a similar triangle. The difference of the lengths of two corresponding sides is 1m. What are the lengths of these sides?
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Perimeter of one triangle is 11/13 of the perimeter of a similar triangle. The difference of the lengths of two corresponding sides is 1m. What are the lengths of these sides?

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sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1358609419748:dw LET THAT TWO TRIANGLES BE SIMILAR

sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2(a+b+c)/(a'+b'+c')=11/13

victorlau123
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What do I do next? I get what you are doing

sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2u mean difference of all three corresponding sides are 1m or only difference of one corresponding sides is 1m

victorlau123
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0pair of corresponding sides.

sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2So, all a'a=1 ====>a'=a+1 b'b=1====>b'=b+1 c'c=1====>c'=c+1

victorlau123
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0difference between one corresponding sides is 1m

sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2U mean only a'a=1 NOT all

sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2(a+b+c)/(a'+b'+c')=11/13 13a+13b+13c=11a'+11b'+11c' (13a11a') + (13b11b') + (13c11c')=0 a (1311a'/a) +b (1311b'/b) +c(1311c'/c)=0 Now, a'/a =b'/b =c'/c = (1+a)/a So, (a+b+c) {1311(1+a)/a}

sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Similarly, a'(13a/a' 11) + b'(13b/b' 11) +c' (13c/c' 11)=0 (a'+b'+c') { 13a/(a+1) 11}=0

sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2So, (a+b+c) {1311(1+a)/a}/(a'+b'+c') { 13a/(a+1) 11}=0 {13 11(1+a)/a}=0 13a1111a=0 2a=11 a=5.5

sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2So, is it 5.5 and 6.5

sauravshakya
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2NOTE: I assumed a'a=1
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