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  • 2 years ago

Find the missing lengths HY=4 and XH=16 ... find XZ

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  1. vmathhelp
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    |dw:1359242393395:dw|

  2. vmathhelp
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    @Callisto

  3. Hero
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    Well, for starters, segment MH is not needed in order to solve this.

  4. vmathhelp
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    what do i do?

  5. vmathhelp
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    its on similarity though

  6. Hero
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    Nevermind, just use similarity ratios to solve it.

  7. vmathhelp
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    i got 8 root 5

  8. vmathhelp
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    is that right @Hero

  9. Hero
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    How did you get that? Show your work

  10. vmathhelp
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    i made a proportion 16/hz= hz/4 then you would solve for hz = 8 and use the pythagorean theroem to find the hypotneuse

  11. vmathhelp
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    @Hero i believe this is right

  12. Hero
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    Yes, that should be correct.

  13. vmathhelp
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    thanks

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