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anonymous
 one year ago
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.
anonymous
 one year ago
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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@pooja195 @Hero @pizza4dayz @AG23 @mathmate @sammixboo

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@imqwerty @nincompoop

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@triciaal Please help

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2look under closed questions.

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2never mind will do it again use ratio for similar figures

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay work me through this please

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1438819867768:dw

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.015 feet away from her house and places a mirror on the ground

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2h is the height of the house 15  4 = 11

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the height of her house is 11?

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think the mirror is 15 ft from the house

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What do you mean phi?

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I 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)

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0** bottom labeled 11 should read 15 in tricals figure

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the height is 18.75?

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I get 5*15/4 = 75/4 = 18.75 yes

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay thank you @phi and @triciaal I aprreciate it :)))

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2sorry do that use 15 the angle is the same

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1438820529296:dw
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