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  • one year ago

Explain why the two figures below are not similar. Use complete sentences and provide evidence to support your explanation

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  1. anonymous
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  2. anonymous
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    @dan815

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    @jim_thompson5910

  4. jim_thompson5910
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    hint: look at the slope of BC and IJ

  5. jim_thompson5910
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    are those two slopes the same?

  6. anonymous
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    no they arnt if they were C would be located at -1 , 2 right? and that would make D 3,2

  7. jim_thompson5910
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    what is the slope of BC?

  8. anonymous
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    x+2, Y+1

  9. jim_thompson5910
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    you go up 1, then over 2 slope of BC = 1/2 agreed?

  10. anonymous
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    yess

  11. jim_thompson5910
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    how about the slope of IJ? what is that?

  12. anonymous
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    1/1

  13. jim_thompson5910
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    or just 1

  14. jim_thompson5910
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    slope of BC = 1/2 slope of IJ = 1 the two slopes are different, which means the entire figures are NOT similar

  15. jim_thompson5910
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    the corresponding pieces must have the same slope

  16. anonymous
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    thank you

  17. jim_thompson5910
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    np

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