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2. They're trying to trick you here.....hoping that you will choose 18 : 555.....unfortunately....that's not correct...we need to compare like units.... namely, feet.....18 in = 1.5 ft....so.....

1.5 : 555 = 1 : x set up as two fractions

1.5 / 555 = 1 / x cross-multiply

1.5x = 555 divide both sides by 1.5

x = 370

So.... 1 : 370 is correct

3. Δ HTM is similar to Δ MTA is similar to Δ HMA

CPhill
Mar 9, 2017

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555/1.5 = 370 1:370

b) they are all right triangles they all have AM as one leg

ElectricPavlov
Mar 9, 2017

#2**+5 **

Best Answer

2. They're trying to trick you here.....hoping that you will choose 18 : 555.....unfortunately....that's not correct...we need to compare like units.... namely, feet.....18 in = 1.5 ft....so.....

1.5 : 555 = 1 : x set up as two fractions

1.5 / 555 = 1 / x cross-multiply

1.5x = 555 divide both sides by 1.5

x = 370

So.... 1 : 370 is correct

3. Δ HTM is similar to Δ MTA is similar to Δ HMA

CPhill
Mar 9, 2017