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hhopke
 one year ago
Solve for y
Options:
a.) 8
b.) 16
hhopke
 one year ago
Solve for y Options: a.) 8 b.) 16

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0first solve for the triangle on the very left by using pythagorean theorem a^2 + b^2 = c^2

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so it would be (2x2) + b^2 = (4x4)

hhopke
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I know that the triangles are similar, so we havedw:1435611675238:dw

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1or you can use similar triangles the smallest and the largest ( whole ) triangle are similar.

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1right 2/4 = 4/y find y

hhopke
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh, you can use a proportion?

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes corresponding sides of similar triangles are in the same proportion

hhopke
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ooookay... Now it makes sense. Thank you so much!
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