Posted by S on Sunday, January 3, 2010 at 1:34pm.
Two triangles are similar. The measure of the shortest side of the first triangle is 12 and the measure of the shortest side of the second triangle is 5. If the longest side of the first triangle measures 15, what is the measure of the longest side of the second triangle?
A.2.4
B. 6.25
C.24
D.36

Math  Reiny, Sunday, January 3, 2010 at 2:00pm
Corresponding sides of similar triangles are in the same ratio.
So set up a proportion, let me know what you got. 
Math  S, Sunday, January 3, 2010 at 2:19pm
6.25

Math  Reiny, Sunday, January 3, 2010 at 2:56pm
correct

Math  Anonymous, Friday, January 3, 2014 at 11:22pm
6.25

Math  ujytj,mdfhknjmkdhjd, Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 6:26pm
6.25

Math  Isaac, Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 4:47pm
A
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