anonymous
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Annie walks 15 feet away from her house and places a mirror on the ground. She backs 4 feet away from the mirror so that she can see the tip of the roof. Annie's eyes are 5 feet above the ground. Annie and the house are both perpendicular to the ground. The angles between the top of the house, the mirror, and the ground and between Annie's eyes, the mirror, and the ground are congruent as shown in the image below: What is the height of the house? Show your work and explain your reasoning in complete sentences.
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anonymous
  • anonymous
@triciaal Please help
triciaal
  • triciaal
look under closed questions.
triciaal
  • triciaal
never mind will do it again use ratio for similar figures
anonymous
  • anonymous
Okay work me through this please
triciaal
  • triciaal
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phi
  • phi
15 feet away from her house and places a mirror on the ground
triciaal
  • triciaal
h is the height of the house 15 - 4 = 11
anonymous
  • anonymous
So the height of her house is 11?
phi
  • phi
I think the mirror is 15 ft from the house
anonymous
  • anonymous
What do you mean phi?
phi
  • phi
I mean the bottom labeled 11 should read 15 she walked 15 ft from the house , put down the mirror then walked 4 more ft (away from the house, based on the picture)
anonymous
  • anonymous
So h is 18.75?
phi
  • phi
** bottom labeled 11 should read 15 in tricals figure
anonymous
  • anonymous
So the height is 18.75?
phi
  • phi
I get 5*15/4 = 75/4 = 18.75 yes
anonymous
  • anonymous
Okay thank you @phi and @triciaal I aprreciate it :)))
triciaal
  • triciaal
sorry do that use 15 the angle is the same
triciaal
  • triciaal
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anonymous
  • anonymous
18.75 Ty :)

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