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anonymous

  • one year ago

Triangles MOP and MNQ are similar. Find x.

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  1. anonymous
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  2. anonymous
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    so it's pretty much asking u to find QP

  3. anonymous
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    which is part of MP

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    so now u need to find MP first and subtract MQ (whic is 15) from it to get x

  5. anonymous
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    MN + NO= 17

  6. anonymous
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    \[\frac{ MQ }{ MN} = \frac{ MO }{ MP}\]

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    soooo now we just need to plug in the values

  8. anonymous
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    15/12 =5/x ? right?

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    \[\frac{ 15 }{ 12}= \frac{ 17 }{ MP }\]

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    we're not looking for x yet, we'll get x after we find MP

  11. anonymous
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    sorry I meant to put QP

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    MP= 13.6

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    so 15/12 =17/13.6

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    hmmm something doesn't look right, wait

  15. anonymous
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    do u have 6.25 in the answer choices?

  16. anonymous
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    I have to type it in!

  17. anonymous
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    alright i made a mistake and that is instead of 17/MP is should be MP/17

  18. anonymous
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    and that gives us 21.25 for MP

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    so now we subtract MQ from that to get x

  20. anonymous
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    and we end up with 6.25 as the answer :)

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    thank you!! :)

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    Your welcome 👌

  23. anonymous
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    you're*** //laughs nervously//

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