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rebecca1233
 3 years ago
A polygon has an area of 100 square inches and one of its sides is 20 inches long. If a second similar polygon has an area of 36 square inches, what is the length of the corresponding side in the second polygon?
5 in
8 2/3 in
12 in
33 1/3 in
rebecca1233
 3 years ago
A polygon has an area of 100 square inches and one of its sides is 20 inches long. If a second similar polygon has an area of 36 square inches, what is the length of the corresponding side in the second polygon? 5 in 8 2/3 in 12 in 33 1/3 in

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erdog82
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so, I believe you need to st up a proportion

rebecca1233
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can u help me please

erdog82
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so you know the areas of each polygon, right?

erdog82
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you need help? Because I am trying to help you.

erdog82
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0did you see the drawing?

rebecca1233
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then i divided and i got 7.2 but thats not one of the option choices..

erdog82
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh yeah, what the heck?

Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Sorry but the ratio of the sides squared would be the ratio of the areas. And so the square root of the ratio of the areas would be the ratio of the sides.

Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So if the ratio of the areas is 36/100, the ratio of the sides is 6/10

rebecca1233
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.07.2 is not an option for the answer.. answer options r .. 5 in. 8 2/3 in 12 in and 33 1/3 in

erdog82
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Mertsj you can help @rebecca1233 now... I guess you are better at this than I am

Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.16/10=x/20 Solve that if you want the answer.

Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{6}{10}=\frac{x}{20}\]

Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Can you solve that proportion?

rebecca1233
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hen divie by 1 which gives u 12

rebecca1233
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.012 in is correct answer right?

rebecca1233
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i need help with another problem please

Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Post it. Someone will reply.

rebecca1233
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/50fdb892e4b00c5a3be598a7
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