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Emily778
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The polygons are similar, but not necessarily drawn to scale. Find the value of x.
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Emily778 Group Title
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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timo86m Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
use ratios
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Emily778 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I don't know how.
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Emily778 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thankyou! How'd you do that? c:
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timo86m Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
use this ratio 5*x*(1/5) = 4/x Simplifies to x = 4/x
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Emily778 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wait..is 2 or 4 the answer?
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timo86m Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
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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timo86m Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
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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