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Can someone explain this to me because I'm confused.
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Can someone explain this to me because I'm confused. http://prntscr.com/171l1o
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The key to this problem is that the figures are similar. The lengths of corresponding sides of similar figures are in proportion.
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
6x corresponds to 18, and 5x + 10 corresponds to 20 Write a proportion and solve it.
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SephIBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Uhh, would it be 6x/18 = 5x/10?
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\large \frac{6x}{18}=\frac{5x+10}{20}\] I think you had the right idea, I'm just not sure what happened on the right side.
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mathstudent55Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1369721665425:dw
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SephIBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
This one would be 9/3x = 8/x + 5, correct? http://prntscr.com/171mgs
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