anonymous
  • anonymous
Challenge! Ready? What similarity statement can you write relating the three triangles in the diagram? http://assets.openstudy.com/updates/attachments/55add702e4b071e6530cdb57-lollygirl217-1437458025655-as.jpg
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Challenge! Ready? What similarity statement can you write relating the three triangles in the diagram? http://assets.openstudy.com/updates/attachments/55add702e4b071e6530cdb57-lollygirl217-1437458025655-as.jpg
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anonymous
  • anonymous
This one is really easy~~
mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
In a right triangle, when the altitude is drawn to the hypotenuse, the three triangles formed are similar.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Indeed.

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anonymous
  • anonymous
Ignore this
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anonymous
  • anonymous
anyone?
mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
triangle ABC ~ triangle ADB ~ triangle BDC
anonymous
  • anonymous
That is not right
mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
There 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
  • anonymous
True; but it has to be the one that I posted. Did you look at my shape?
anonymous
  • anonymous
It has to relate to those letters
mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
You 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
  • anonymous
There is one answer and that is not it; that's all I have to say.
triciaal
  • triciaal
IGH = HGF=IHF = means similar
anonymous
  • anonymous
That is not in the right order
triciaal
  • triciaal
what @mathstudent55 has is correct.
triciaal
  • triciaal
the question is not specific enough if you are expecting one particular answer.
anonymous
  • anonymous
I am expecting one.
triciaal
  • triciaal
do you want the values of x and y?
anonymous
  • anonymous
What he is saying is correct so far
anonymous
  • anonymous
No. What sides are congruent to one another?
anonymous
  • anonymous
What similarity statement can you write relating the three triangles in the diagram?
anonymous
  • anonymous
It really isn't that hard. It's either going to begin with GHF or HIF
anonymous
  • anonymous
or GFH
mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
Oh, I see. I used the triangles in the other figure. Why did you post a figure that is not part of this problem?
anonymous
  • anonymous
I 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
  • mathstudent55
Ok, for the figure with triangle FHI, etc. this is the similarity statement: triangle FHI ~ triangle FGH ~ triangle HGI
mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
Of course, that is one of 6 possible correct similarity statements.
anonymous
  • anonymous
And there is one correct answer for this.
mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
No, there are 6 correct answers.
anonymous
  • anonymous
I get what you are saying but there is one that I am looking for.
mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
GHF ~ GIH ~ HIF
anonymous
  • anonymous
Correct!
mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
Wow, I feel so honored that you approve. Thanks, and thanks for the medal.
anonymous
  • anonymous
No prob!

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