Posted by **yeral** on Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 8:06pm.

2 similar triangles were drawn in a design.one was 1/4 the size of the other.if the measures of the first were 5,6 and 12 the measure of a larger triangle were is

A)10,14 and 24

B)20,28 and 48

c)10,28 and 48

d)14,28 and 48

- algrebra -
**bobpursley**, Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 8:15pm
It is a real lousy question.

What it means is in area, one is 1/4 the size of the other. Since triangle area is proportional to base*height, each of those must be 1/2 the larger (remember 1/2*1/2=1/4)

so the sides would be 10,12, and 24

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- geometry - A set of 2 similar triangles were drawn in a design. one was 1 4th ...
- algebra - A set of 2 similar triangles was drawn in a design. One of the ...
- math - how can you estimate heights and distances you can't easily measure with ...
- math - how can you estimate heights and distances you can't easily measure with ...
- Geometry - Which statement is true? A. The altitude drawn to the leg of a right ...
- Geometry - Which statement is true? A. The altitude drawn to the leg of a right ...
- AMBIGUOUS CASE OF SINE LAW - Triangle DEF where triangle E = 144 degrees, e = 10...
- GEOMETRY - Find the exact length of the altitude drawn to the hypotenuse. Do not...
- Math - Determine the number of triangles that could be drawn with the given ...
- Math - Determine the number of triangles that could be drawn with the given ...

More Related Questions