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  • 9 months ago

Triangle Congruence and Similarity Help!

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  1. Gabylovesyou
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  2. Gabylovesyou
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    Which equation can she use as statement 5? x:15 = 28:40 28:12 = x:(x + 15 ) x + 15 = 28 + 12 28:40 = x:(x + 15)

  3. atlas
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    what do you think? Corresponding sides of similar triangles are proportional which means PS:PQ = PT:PR

  4. Gabylovesyou
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    I am not good with proofs

  5. Gabylovesyou
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    like... AT ALL

  6. Gabylovesyou
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    is it C ?

  7. Gabylovesyou
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    @atlas OH WAIT ITS A right? because PS:PQ = PT:PR

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    PR = x+15

  9. Gabylovesyou
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    Yes and PQ = 28 + 12

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    @atlas

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    @ganeshie8

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  14. ganeshie8
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    that ratio is : \(28 : (28+12)\)

  15. ganeshie8
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    you need to take the other side ratio in similar way

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    x: (x + 15) ?

  18. ganeshie8
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    Yes !!!!

  19. ganeshie8
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    both ratios are equal cuz triangles are similar

  20. ganeshie8
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    \(28 : (28+12) = x : (x+15)\)

  21. ganeshie8
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    yo whats 28+12 ?

  22. Gabylovesyou
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    40

  23. Gabylovesyou
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    so its D

  24. ganeshie8
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    D is \(\large \color{red}{\checkmark}\)

  25. Gabylovesyou
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    28:40 = x:(x + 15)

  26. Gabylovesyou
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    Thanks so much!

  27. ganeshie8
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    np :) thank atlas !

  28. Gabylovesyou
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    @atlas thanks lol

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