Posted by **lilman** on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 9:03pm.

Have a couple questions:

1) what is the solution of the proportion?

5/7=m/56

possible answers;

5/8

40

1/40

8

2) the polygons are similar. The smaller one is AD=12,DC=3, the bigger one JM=40,ML=x

possible answers;

17.3

10

120

160(my choice)

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 9:06pm
1.

5/7=m/56

Cross multiply and solve for x.

7m + 280

m = 40

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**brittany**, Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 9:33pm
Thanks for the help on one problem

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**brittany**, Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 9:34pm
I was looking for how to do proportions, i had forgot.

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 9:36pm
You're welcome. Sorry I can't help you with the second problem.

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