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anonymous

  • one year ago

Directions; Find DM. (Not sure how to do it)

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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  2. sepeario
    • one year ago
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    I apologise if I'm sounding really stupid, but isn't DM just equal to MP?

  3. arindameducationusc
    • one year ago
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    very easy

  4. arindameducationusc
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    see...

  5. anonymous
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    noo you don't sound stupid at all! @Sepeario

  6. arindameducationusc
    • one year ago
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    equate 2x-4=12, you get x. now put it in MP

  7. sepeario
    • one year ago
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    The two triangles are congruent - hence the corresponding sides must be equal. If DM=MP what does DM equal?

  8. arindameducationusc
    • one year ago
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    putting in MP, 3(8)/4. Now you can get the answer

  9. sepeario
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    just saying the two sides are the same aren't they?

  10. sepeario
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    oh right they want you to find it in units.. yes @arindameducationusc is right then :) so sorry

  11. wolf1728
    • one year ago
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    Wouldn't DM^2 = 15^2 - 12^2

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    So the answer is 6? Because the list of options are confusing me

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    A. 6 B. 7.5 C. 9 D. 12

  14. wolf1728
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    get the square root of (225 -144)

  15. sepeario
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    it's not a right angle triangle.

  16. sepeario
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    @wolf1728

  17. wolf1728
    • one year ago
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    Yes, I stand corrected :-(

  18. arindameducationusc
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    Answer is 6, sure

  19. anonymous
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    Thank you for all the help all of you

  20. arindameducationusc
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    My pleasure

  21. wolf1728
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    thanks

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