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anonymous

  • one year ago

Kristen lives directly east of the park. The football field is directly south of the park. The library sits on the line formed between Kristen’s home and the football field at the exact point where an altitude to the right triangle formed by her home, the park, and the football field could be drawn. The library is 9 miles from her home. The football field is 12 miles from the library.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1433895314347:dw|

  2. johnweldon1993
    • one year ago
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    And what are we to solve for?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    The distances between the library and the park, and the park and football field. Sorry about that.

  4. anonymous
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    @johnweldon1993

  5. johnweldon1993
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    Okay so we have 2 similar triangles |dw:1433897075184:dw| and |dw:1433897096253:dw| So lets draw them separate |dw:1433897119986:dw| So now we just solve that for 'x' which would be the amplitude or the distance between the library and the park

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I got it, thank you so much. The two answers are~|dw:1433898826892:dw|

  7. johnweldon1993
    • one year ago
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    Awesome!

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