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 6 months ago
Find the x value for point F such that DF and EF form a 1:3 ratio.
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 6 months ago
Find the x value for point F such that DF and EF form a 1:3 ratio. 0.75 −1 2 −1.75

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myininaya
 6 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so you know distance formula will be involved? and you want one distance to be 3 times the other, right?

cupcakelover2222
 6 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm guessing so! :) @myininaya

myininaya
 6 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2great can you set the equation then?

cupcakelover2222
 6 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, 2 minutes please

cupcakelover2222
 6 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\sqrt{(2(3)^{2}+(4(3)^{2}}\]

cupcakelover2222
 6 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is this correct? @myininaya

myininaya
 6 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2ok we have this line dw:1402446909617:dw we want the distance from E to F be equal 3 times the distance from D to F You should have an equation here I just called F (x,y) since we don't know it yet and we are looking for that value x

cupcakelover2222
 6 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes I understand so far!

myininaya
 6 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2ok try making an equation from that sentence

cupcakelover2222
 6 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am not sure on how to do this which is why I asked for help..@myininaya

myininaya
 6 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I'm asking you to translate "the distance from E to F" is "3 times the distance from D to F"

myininaya
 6 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2replace the word is with an equal sign replace the distance from E to F with the distance formula and the points entered from E and F and do the same thing from D to F (which is on the other side of equation because it is on the other side of the is)
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