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anonymous
 one year ago
can someone tell me if im right
anonymous
 one year ago
can someone tell me if im right

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0In the figure, ΔABC ~ ΔDEF. Solve for x. Triangles ABC and DEF. Angles B and E are congruent and measure 160 degrees. AB measures x. BC measures 16. DE measures 3. EF measures 8. x = 1.5 x = 6 x = 4 x = 5.5

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok i think you mixed it up a bit...

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1since the triangles are similar, the ratios of similar sides are the same...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so that means it would have to be 5.5

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{ DE }{ AB } = \frac{ EF }{ BC }\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so i was right because it would equal and 5.5 shows that

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{ 3 }{ x } = \frac{ 8 }{ 16 }\]

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the ratios of DE/AB has to be the same as EF/BC , since they are similar triangles

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1just have to fill in the numbers

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well now i got 6 i multiplied then divided by 100

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thats cross multiplying
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