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anonymous

  • one year ago

Using similar triangles and measurements to find distances that are difficult to measure directly.

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    this relationship is true for similar triangles

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    the sides are proportional

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    if 2 triangles are proportional then all the sides are some propotion bigger

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  7. anonymous
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    thanks

  8. dan815
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    okay so you can take it from here?

  9. anonymous
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    so the answer is the sides are proportional

  10. dan815
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    yes that is right, that is what it means to be similar

  11. dan815
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    the angles are equal and the sides are proportional

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    thankss :)

  13. anonymous
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    so thats the indirect measurement?

  14. dan815
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    im not sure what indirect measurement means here exactly but ill just say yes

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