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  • one year ago

Peter walks 30 feet away from his house and places a mirror on the ground. He backs 6 feet away from the mirror so that he can see the tip of the roof. Peter's eyes are 5 feet above the ground. Peter and the house are both perpendicular to the ground. The angles between the top of the house, the mirror, and the ground and between Peter's eyes, the mirror, and the ground are congruent as shown in the image below:

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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  2. anonymous
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    What is the height of the house? Be sure to include all reasoning and evidence.

  3. Mehek14
    • one year ago
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    I did this for algebra 1

  4. anonymous
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    really? did you understand it?

  5. Mehek14
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    \(\dfrac{30}{6}=\dfrac{x}{5}\\ 30*5 = 150 \\ 150/6 = 25\) all I did was put proportions

  6. Mehek14
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    and I got it correct

  7. anonymous
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    wow thanks so much! medal fan testimony :)

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    np :)

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