Triangle DEF is similar to triangle PQR. Side DE measures 3, side EF measures 7 and side FD measures 9. Side PQ measures 5x – 25 and side QR measures 6x + 4. Find the value of x.
MATH - Prasanta, Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 12:06pm
Since triangle DEF similar to triangle PQR. Therefore, their corresponding sides are in the ratio.
3/7=5x-25/6x + 25
On solving the equation we x = 11