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mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Both trapezoids are similar. The area of the smaller trapezoid is 26 ft2. Which is the best approximation for the area of the larger trapezoid?
mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Both trapezoids are similar. The area of the smaller trapezoid is 26 ft2. Which is the best approximation for the area of the larger trapezoid?

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mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.041 ft2 49 ft2 33 ft2 25 ft2

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what is the scaling factor...?

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What is scaling factor mean?

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is it 16 and 20?

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the small trapezoid has a side 16ft... what was it multiplied by to get 20ft in the larger trapezoid..

Kash_TheSmartGuy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The scaling factor can be measured by dividing the smaller measure by the larger measure

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok thanks, i got 4/5

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so the ratio is 16:20 divide both sides of the ratio by 16 and you get 1: ? what is ?

Kash_TheSmartGuy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So, do 20/16 to get the scaling factor and multiply the quotient by 20

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh 1 1/4*20=25

Kash_TheSmartGuy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yup! Great job!

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1great that is the linear scaling factor... the area's are in a ratio of 1^2 :1.25^2 so square the scaling factor 1.25 and then multiply by the smaller area

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Awesome thank you for helping me learn and understand how to figure it out!! (:

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait @campbell_st if I did 1.25 * 16 it equal 20?

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no, the area of the smaller trapezoid is 26 so its \[(1.25)^2 \times 26\]

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh i forgot the 1.25^2 oops thanks

inkyvoyd
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the answer is most definitely eggplants

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no its not 32.5 ft^2

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Kash_TheSmartGuy wait u said i was right with 25 why do usay 32.5?

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1some people do that... did you get an answer..?

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and by the answer choices you need to round your answer to the nearest whole number

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Lenny’s favorite radio station has this schedule: news: 19 min. commercials: 4 min. music: 37 min. If Lenny chooses a time of day at random to turn on the radio to his favorite station, what is the probability that the news will be on? My answer is 19/60 am i right?

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what is it then?

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1do the calculation I posted...

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1your probability answer is correct

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ohh sorry I didn't see that, the other person got me so confused its 41 ft2

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(1.25)^2*25= 40 5/8 rounds to 41ft2

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yay thank You so much!!

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@campbell_st I have another question similar to this one

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@jim_thompson5910 i have another question similar to this one will u help?

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Both trapezoids are similar. The area of the larger trapezoid is 61 ft2. Which is the best approximation for the area of the smaller trapezoid? 49 ft2 39 ft2 44 ft2 34 ft2

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x = area of smaller trapezoid \[\Large \left(\frac{\text{smaller side}}{\text{larger side}}\right)^2 = \frac{\text{smaller area}}{\text{larger area}}\] \[\Large \left(\frac{24}{30}\right)^2 = \frac{x}{61}\] \[\Large \frac{24^2}{30^2} = \frac{x}{61}\] \[\Large \frac{576}{900} = \frac{x}{61}\] solve for x to get your answer

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i got 37 1/2 closest answer to that is 39 ft2

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how did you get 37 1/2 ?

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I tried figuring it out the way i did the other question above

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\Large \frac{576}{900} = \frac{x}{61}\] \[\Large 576*61 = 900*x \ ... \ \text{Cross Multiply}\] \[\Large x = ??\]

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0notice how I squared 24 to get 576

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0576 isn't the answer. You need to solve that equation for x

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0would i square 576?

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry im lost

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you see how to solve 576*61 = 900*x

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do i do 900*61?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0divide both sides of 576*61 = 900*x by 900 to isolate x

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0which is 39.04 most (if not all) of the answers will be in decimal form instead of mix number form

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.039.04 is closest to 39

mckenzieandjesus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thats weird i already kind of had that answer but did it another way.
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