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timo86m
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same as before :P

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Okay; you add the 100+150,correct?

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100/(100+150)=240/x correct :D

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Thanks!

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let me solve.

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ok

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Would \[\frac{ 100 }{ 240 } = \frac{ 150 }{ x }\]

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work?

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100/250 :P

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oh. 100/250= 240/x?

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250 not 240

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yup yup

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240 is the base of the smaller triangle.

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So,yes?

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240 is base of small triangle indeed

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and its given leg is 100

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Did I set it up right, then?

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Oh.

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however the long leg of the big triangle is 150+100=250 and its base is x

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so knowing the proportions small leg over big leg= small base/ big base

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okay.

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How would you set it up.

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100/(100+150)=240/x
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100/250=240/x

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Oh.

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small leg over big leg= small base/ big base

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Let me write that down,then.

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ooh good idea

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Yeah. One second.

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625 m is what I got.

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Is that correct?

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i got 600 lol

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Wha... I used a calculator, and you?

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I did it wrong. Yes.

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1/250?

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(100/250) = 240/x
(100/250) *(240/1)= 240/x *(240/1) multiply 240 over 1 to get
1/600=1/x Just flip both sides
600=x

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Hm...okay.

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or copy paste
(100/250) = 240/x
into wolframalpha.com

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okay.

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Thank you.