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anonymous
 one year ago
Given figure PQRS ~ figure TUVW, what is the value of b?
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anonymous
 one year ago
Given figure PQRS ~ figure TUVW, what is the value of b? [ ]yd

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amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1are the shapes similar?

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then what do we know about similar shapes and their properties?

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1congruent means equal ... these are not equal

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the solution lies with something called a scale factor ...

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what is the scale factor

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i dont get 2.6, how are you trying to work it?

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1im not sure why you would do that ... a scale factor is multiplication ... not addition

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1we have 2 sides that we can compare: 3.9 and 1.3 we scale 3.9 to get to 1.3 3.9k = 1.3 and we scale 9.6 to get to b 9.6k = b

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03.2 I did 3.9 1.3 and got 3.... so I did 3.2 divided by 3

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.13 is the scale factor from right to left :) but its workable all the same in my setup; k = 1/3 9.6/3 = b = 3.2
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