
Algebra PreAlgebra and Basic Algebra Math Forum 
 LinkBack  Thread Tools  Display Modes 
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: 706 Thanks: 140  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  

Tags 
ratios, triangle 
Thread Tools  
Display Modes  

Similar Threads  
Thread  Thread Starter  Forum  Replies  Last Post 
Ratios  linhbui  Elementary Math  4  August 22nd, 2012 06:24 AM 
Finding ratios of sides without any obvious similar triangle  lamp23  Algebra  5  April 3rd, 2012 02:39 AM 
Ratios  MathematicallyObtuse  Algebra  3  January 9th, 2011 08:07 AM 
Ratios/fractions  MathematicallyObtuse  Algebra  4  January 1st, 2011 05:04 PM 
ratios and fractions  arun  Number Theory  6  February 21st, 2007 05:32 PM 