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annmeez

  • one year ago

the area of triangle LMN is 18ft squared, and the area of triangle FGH is 24ft squared. If the two triangles are similar what is the ratio of LM to FG

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  1. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    the ratio of corresponding sides = square root of ratio of theire areas

  2. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    so what is the square root of 18 squared, and of 24 squared?

  3. annmeez
    • one year ago
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    18 is 3 square root 2 and 24 is 2 square root 6 ?

  4. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    No i didn't ask for the square root of 18 but the square root of 18^2

  5. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    what number multiplied by itself gives 18^2?

  6. welshfella
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    18^2 = 18 * 18 right?

  7. welshfella
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    maybe its too obvious ...

  8. welshfella
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    it' simpler than you realise

  9. welshfella
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    what is square root of 4 Its 2 so 2 *2 = 4

  10. welshfella
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    * as 2*2 = 4

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