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December 8th, 2013, 10:03 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Nov 2013 Posts: 10 Thanks: 0  Triangle ratios
Given ACE BCD. Use Similar Triangle Ratios to help you determine the value of x.

December 9th, 2013, 02:39 AM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Feb 2010 Posts: 688 Thanks: 131  Re: Triangle ratios
Show your work. What have you done on this problem?

December 15th, 2013, 02:32 PM  #3  
Newbie Joined: Dec 2013 Posts: 23 Thanks: 0  Re: Triangle ratios Quote:
3/5.2 = 4/(5.2 + x) 3(5.2 + x) = 4(5.2) 15.6 + 3x = 20.8 3x = 20.8 15.6 3x = 5.2 3x/3 = 5.2/3 x = 1.733  

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