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mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The key to this problem is that the figures are similar. The lengths of corresponding sides of similar figures are in proportion.

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.16x corresponds to 18, and 5x + 10 corresponds to 20 Write a proportion and solve it.

SephI
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Uhh, would it be 6x/18 = 5x/10?

zepdrix
 2 years ago
Best 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.

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1369721665425:dw

SephI
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1This one would be 9/3x = 8/x + 5, correct? http://prntscr.com/171mgs
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