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In the diagram below, we have AB || DE, AC = 9, CE = \(8\), and BD=\(20\). Find CD.

 

 Apr 24, 2022
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Triangles   ABC and   EDC  are similar

 

So

 

AC  = 9/17   of   AE

CE =  8/17  of   AE

 

Therefore     

CD =  (8/17)  (20) =   160/17

 

 

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 Apr 24, 2022

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