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One triangle on a graph has a vertical side of 3 and a horizontal side of 4. Another triangle on a graph has a vertical side of 9 and a horizontal side of 12. Could the hypotenuses of these two triangles lie along the same line? No, because they need to be the same size No, because they are not similar triangles Yes, because they are similar triangles Yes, because all triangles can fit along this line

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  1. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    The difference is just of a scale factor of 3, so the answer will be? :P

  2. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1434183630026:dw|

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @Astrophysics is it no because they need to be the same size?

  4. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    Look at ganeshie's drawing, what's wrong with your option?

  5. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    Looking at the drawing we can conclude, the two triangles can lie on the line|dw:1434184333921:dw|

  6. Astrophysics
    • one year ago
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    We can eliminate the first two options, now we have two left, do you know the concept of similar triangles?

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @Astrophysics I think its the last answer.

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