hhopke
  • hhopke
Solve for y Options: a.) 8 b.) 16
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  • chestercat
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hhopke
  • hhopke
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anonymous
  • anonymous
first solve for the triangle on the very left by using pythagorean theorem a^2 + b^2 = c^2
anonymous
  • anonymous
so it would be (2x2) + b^2 = (4x4)

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hhopke
  • hhopke
I know that the triangles are similar, so we have|dw:1435611675238:dw|
welshfella
  • welshfella
or you can use similar triangles the smallest and the largest ( whole ) triangle are similar.
welshfella
  • welshfella
right 2/4 = 4/y find y
hhopke
  • hhopke
Oh, you can use a proportion?
welshfella
  • welshfella
yes corresponding sides of similar triangles are in the same proportion
hhopke
  • hhopke
ooookay... Now it makes sense. Thank you so much!
welshfella
  • welshfella
yw

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