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  1. help123please.
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  2. timo86m
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    same as before :P

  3. help123please.
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    Okay; you add the 100+150,correct?

  4. timo86m
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    100/(100+150)=240/x correct :D

  5. help123please.
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    Thanks!

  6. help123please.
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    let me solve.

  7. timo86m
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    ok

  8. help123please.
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    Would \[\frac{ 100 }{ 240 } = \frac{ 150 }{ x }\]

  9. help123please.
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    work?

  10. timo86m
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    100/250 :P

  11. help123please.
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    oh. 100/250= 240/x?

  12. timo86m
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    250 not 240

  13. timo86m
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    yup yup

  14. help123please.
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    240 is the base of the smaller triangle.

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    So,yes?

  16. timo86m
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    240 is base of small triangle indeed

  17. timo86m
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    and its given leg is 100

  18. help123please.
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    Did I set it up right, then?

  19. help123please.
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    Oh.

  20. timo86m
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    however the long leg of the big triangle is 150+100=250 and its base is x

  21. timo86m
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    so knowing the proportions small leg over big leg= small base/ big base

  22. help123please.
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    okay.

  23. help123please.
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    How would you set it up.

  24. timo86m
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    100/(100+150)=240/x is 100/250=240/x

  25. help123please.
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    Oh.

  26. timo86m
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    small leg over big leg= small base/ big base

  27. help123please.
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    Let me write that down,then.

  28. timo86m
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    ooh good idea

  29. help123please.
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    Yeah. One second.

  30. help123please.
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    625 m is what I got.

  31. help123please.
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    Is that correct?

  32. timo86m
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    i got 600 lol

  33. help123please.
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    Wha... I used a calculator, and you?

  34. help123please.
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    I did it wrong. Yes.

  35. help123please.
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    1/250?

  36. timo86m
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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

  37. help123please.
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    Hm...okay.

  38. timo86m
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    or copy paste (100/250) = 240/x into wolframalpha.com

  39. help123please.
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    okay.

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    Thank you.

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