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The polygons are similar, but not necessarily drawn to scale. Find the value of x.

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    x = 1 x = 2 x = 4 x = 20

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    use ratios

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    I don't know how.

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    x=2

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    thankyou! How'd you do that? c:

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    use this ratio 5*x*(1/5) = 4/x Simplifies to x = 4/x

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    wait..is 2 or 4 the answer?

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    2

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    x = 4/x x^2=4 x=sqrt 4 x= 2

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    Let me know if 2 is correct

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    |dw:1359943602844:dw|

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    the ratio is set up like this a/c=b/d big side over little side = big side over little side. 5*x*(1/5) = 4/x that is where that came from.

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