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cupcakelover2222
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Find the x value for point F such that DF and EF form a 1:3 ratio.
0.75
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2
−1.75
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cupcakelover2222 Group Title
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 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
so you know distance formula will be involved? and you want one distance to be 3 times the other, right?
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I'm guessing so! :) @myininaya
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
great can you set the equation then?
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cupcakelover2222 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay, 2 minutes please
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cupcakelover2222 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\sqrt{(2(3)^{2}+(4(3)^{2}}\]
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cupcakelover2222 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Is this correct? @myininaya
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
ok 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
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cupcakelover2222 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes I understand so far!
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@myininaya
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
ok try making an equation from that sentence
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cupcakelover2222 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I am not sure on how to do this which is why I asked for help..@myininaya
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
I'm asking you to translate "the distance from E to F" is "3 times the distance from D to F"
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myininaya Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
replace 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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