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



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dw:1359242393395:dw

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@Callisto

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

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what do i do?

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its on similarity though

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Nevermind, just use similarity ratios to solve it.

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i got 8 root 5

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is that right @Hero

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How did you get that? Show your work

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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

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@Hero i believe this is right

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Yes, that should be correct.

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thanks