Wednesday

November 26, 2014

November 26, 2014

Posted by **Felicia** on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 2:44am.

a) Write a proportion that models the situation.

b) Solve the proportion for x.

- math -
**Reiny**, Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 8:05am8 : y : x = 4 : 8 : 11 , where y is the middle and x is the longest

for x:

8/4 = x/11

4x = 88

x = 22

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

math - The lengths of the sides of a triangle are 4in.,14 in., and 16 in.If the...

Geometry - The sides of a triangle measure 9 , 15 , and 18 . If the shortest ...

Math - The lengths of the sides of a triangle are 6,7, and 9. What is the ...

Math - The sides of a triangle are 6cm, 7cm, and 10cm. Find the length of the ...

Geometry - A triangle has side lengths 3in, 4in, and 6in. The longest side of a ...

geometry - A triangle has side lengths of 3in, 4in, and 6in. The longest side of...

Math - Two triangles are similar. The measure of the shortest side of the first ...

pre- algebra - The perimeter of a triangle is 24 cm. One side is 2 cm longer ...

Geomentry - What is the converse of the theorem statement: If a line parallel to...

Algebra - The backyard of a house is in the shape of a triangle. The longest ...