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I have tried figuring this out, but I really need help.
What similarity statement can you write relating the three triangles in the diagram?
They are all triangles.
o Triangle JMK ~ MLK ~ JLM
o Triangle JMK ~ LMK~ JLM
o Triangle JLM ~ MLK ~ JKM
o Triangle JKM ~ MKL ~ MJL
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I have tried figuring this out, but I really need help. What similarity statement can you write relating the three triangles in the diagram? They are all triangles. o Triangle JMK ~ MLK ~ JLM o Triangle JMK ~ LMK~ JLM o Triangle JLM ~ MLK ~ JKM o Triangle JKM ~ MKL ~ MJL
 one year ago
 one year ago

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Squirrel02Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1358972425152:dw
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goxenulBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1358972796036:dw Use the fact, that in a right triangle, sum of two acute angles is also 90degrees.
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goxenulBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So you calculate all the angles like that and then, of course, triangles are similar when they have all the same angles.
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Squirrel02Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay...so angles M and L are congruent and angles M and J are congruent.
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goxenulBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Which angle M? There are three, actually.
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Squirrel02Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1358973172740:dw These are the three triangles, right?
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goxenulBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes, they are similar. But I see that in your question, you need to write vertices in correct order, so that for example, when you have ABC ~ DEF, then angle A in triangle ABC is the same as angle D in triangle DEF, angle B in ABC is the same as E in DEF and so on.
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Squirrel02Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes, so be turning one of the triangles around so that they appear to be in the same order it would look like this I believe. dw:1358973468634:dw
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goxenulBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So what would your answer be?
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Squirrel02Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The last one; JKM ~ MKL ~ MJL.
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goxenulBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The last one should be JML, actually. :)
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Squirrel02Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
In the diagram, right?
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