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anonymous
 one year ago
Challenge! Ready? What similarity statement can you write relating the three triangles in the diagram?
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anonymous
 one year ago
Challenge! Ready? What similarity statement can you write relating the three triangles in the diagram? http://assets.openstudy.com/updates/attachments/55add702e4b071e6530cdb57lollygirl2171437458025655as.jpg

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This one is really easy~~

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1In a right triangle, when the altitude is drawn to the hypotenuse, the three triangles formed are similar.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1triangle ABC ~ triangle ADB ~ triangle BDC

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1There are 6 correct ways of writing a similarity statement between two triangles. I wrote one that is correct. There are 5 more correct ones. Just because mine is not the one you expected, it does not mean it's incorrect.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0True; but it has to be the one that I posted. Did you look at my shape?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It has to relate to those letters

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You are missing the point. With any two given similar triangles, you can write the similarity statement 6 different ways, and they are all correct. The similarity statement I wrote is correct for the figure you posted in the problem. There are 5 more that are also correct. I wrote a similarity statement relating the three triangles as the problem above asked for. I didn't use x or y or the numbers because that is for a proportion of side lengths. That is not what the problem asks for.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There is one answer and that is not it; that's all I have to say.

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0IGH = HGF=IHF = means similar

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That is not in the right order

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what @mathstudent55 has is correct.

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the question is not specific enough if you are expecting one particular answer.

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you want the values of x and y?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What he is saying is correct so far

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No. What sides are congruent to one another?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What similarity statement can you write relating the three triangles in the diagram?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It really isn't that hard. It's either going to begin with GHF or HIF

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Oh, I see. I used the triangles in the other figure. Why did you post a figure that is not part of this problem?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am going to use that for a different question.....I did say to ignore it on top of the pic. Sorry if that threw you off

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ok, for the figure with triangle FHI, etc. this is the similarity statement: triangle FHI ~ triangle FGH ~ triangle HGI

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Of course, that is one of 6 possible correct similarity statements.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And there is one correct answer for this.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No, there are 6 correct answers.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I get what you are saying but there is one that I am looking for.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Wow, I feel so honored that you approve. Thanks, and thanks for the medal.
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