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Given that PHT is a right triangle HY and is an altitude, what is the missing justification in the proof that(PH)2 +(HT)=(PT)2 ? http://media.apexlearning.com/Images/201306/28/eeb89b21-59b3-4f42-945a-8a99fa28ed69.jpg http://media.apexlearning.com/Images/201310/23/fcf6f216-c94a-423d-8e75-54042c79988d.jpg A. Corresponding sides of congruent triangles are proportional. B. Corresponding sides of congruent triangles are congruent. C. Corresponding sides of similar triangles are congruent. D. Corresponding sides of similar triangles are proportional.

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  1. anonymous
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    MEDAL AND FAN

  2. amilapsn
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    |dw:1440161909792:dw| |dw:1440161931130:dw|

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    how does that help ive been looking at that my other screen for the last ten minutes

  4. amilapsn
    • one year ago
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    Please check if there's an typo in your question...(What you've typed)

  5. amilapsn
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    It should be \(PH^2+HT^2=PT^2\) right?

  6. anonymous
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    yea

  7. amilapsn
    • one year ago
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    So we have to answer the question why is \(\sf\frac{HT}{PT}=\frac{YT}{HT}\)ok?

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yep

  9. amilapsn
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    In the earlier step it has been proven that \(\sf\Delta PHT \text{ is similar to } \Delta HYT\). What are they, triangles or angles?

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    triangles

  11. amilapsn
    • one year ago
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    Very well. are they similar or congruent?

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