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MATH URGENT!
Ok I don't understand how to find similar figures when using proportions. Can someone explain it to me? Two figures that have the same shape are said to be similar. When two figures are similar, the ratios of the lengths of their corresponding sides are equal. To determine if ...
April 24, 2007 by Ashley

Math
Hey People!! I need the answers to these questions really bad!!! OK so here we go.... Which side lengths form a triangle that is similar to triangle ABC? 30, 21,45 20, 14, 28 40,30,60 17,20,25 Find the missing length for the pair of similar figures. 1.125m 4.5m 7m 16m Find the...
November 5, 2014 by Trinity

math
If two parallelograms are similar,what do you know about the ratios of the two side lengths within one parallelogram and the ratios of the corresponding side lengths in the other parallelogram? the aswer is the scale factor is the ratios would be the side length of the ...
November 26, 2006 by chemiii

Math HELP!!!
If two parallelograms are similar,what do you know about the ratios of the two side lengths within one parallelogram and the ratios of the corresponding side lengths in the other parallelogram? The ratios would be the same in similar parallelograms.
November 26, 2006 by chemiii

geometry
what are the relationships between corresponding sides perimeters and areas ofsimilar figures how are the characteristics of similar figures applied in problem solving how ara these relationships applied in solving real world situations
February 8, 2011 by jonathan andres

math
The ladders shown below are standing against the wall at the same angle. How high up the wall does the longer ladder go? (All measurements are in feet.) ladders 11.25 ft 12.5 ft 14 ft 14 ft 2. The pair of polygons is similar. Find the value of x. polygons 187.5 in. 12 in. 30 ...
December 3, 2012 by Steve Plzzz Help now !!

Geometry
A triangle has side lengths 3in, 4in, and 6in. The longest side of a similar triangle is 15in. What is the length of the shortest side of the similar triangle?
September 8, 2013 by Ronnie

math
if two triangles are similar, what can you say about the ratios of the two side lengths within one triangle and the ratios of the corresponding side lengths in the other triangle? HELP ASAP!! THANK YOU TO WHOEVER HELPS!!
February 16, 2012 by Savannah

Math
Solve for the variable (All figures are similar): Figure 1: 8m-side 1 and 6m-side 2. Figure 2: 20m-side 1 and r meters-side 2. r=? Can you please help me? Thank you.
August 23, 2008 by Happyface

geometry
A triangle has side lengths of 3in, 4in, and 6in. The longest side of a similar triangle is 15 in. What is the length of the shortest side of the similar triangle?
February 8, 2011 by Anonymous

math
if two triangles are similar, what can you say about the ratios of the two side lengths within one triangle and the ratios of the corresponding side lengths in the other triangle? Thank you anyone who helps :D
February 16, 2012 by Leda

Math
If two triangles are similar,what can you say about the ratios of the two side lengths within one triangle and the ratios of the corresponding side lengths in the other triangle?
November 26, 2006 by chemiii

math
If two triangles are similar, what can you say about the ratios of the two side lengths within one triangle and the ratios of the corresponding side lengths in the other triangle?
December 6, 2007 by bbb

math HELP
for each pair of similar parallelograms,fid the ratio of two adjacent side lengths in one parallelogram and compare it to the ratio of the corresponding side lengthes in the other parallelogram. What are they wanting me to do?? A.2m 4m B.3 m 6m C.4m 9m D.2.75m 3.5m E.4.25 8.5 ...
November 19, 2006 by chemiii

Math
If two parallelograms are similar, what do you know about the ratios of the two side lengths within one parallelogram and the ratios of the corresponding side lengths in the other parallelogram?
October 16, 2011 by Buck

Math
two similar figures have lengths in the ratio of 7/4. Give the ratios of parimeters and areas?
January 29, 2013 by Anonymous

MATH HELP!!!!!
For part a-c ,what does the scale factor between two similar figures tell you about the given measurements? A.side lengths B.perimeters C.areas Hello i would say that the answer is a)side lenths because if you measure then you would have to measure sides. BYE I have problems ...
November 15, 2006 by chemiii

geometry
The figures are similar. The ratio of the lengths of their corresponding sides is 45:25, or 9:5. Find the ratio of their perimeters and the ratio of their areas. The figures are not drawn to scale.
June 6, 2013 by taylor

can u help me
Which of the following statements is always true of similar polygons? (1 point) Corresponding angles of similar figures have the same measure. The lengths of corresponding sides form equivalent ratios. The lengths of corresponding sides have the same measure. both (a) and (b)
January 17, 2013 by tesj

Math/Solving side lengths of similar figures!!!
I have to find out what (x) equals. it shows me two triangles. ABC and XYZ. XYZ's sides are X-6 Y-10 and Z-8. ABC's sides are A-(x) B-25 and nothing for C. i need to find the value of (x). I'm expelled from school, and I get taught at the library everyday by my tutor so I can ...
April 19, 2011 by Kourt

Math
Solve for the missing variable: ALL FIGURES ARE SIMILAR. Figure 1: 8m-side 1 and 6m-side 2. Figure 2: 20m-side 1 and r meters-side 2. r=? Solve for r. Can you help me? Thank you.
August 22, 2008 by Happyface

Math
The lengths of the sides of a triangle are 6,7, and 9. What is the longest side of a similar triangle whose shortest side is 4.
September 23, 2011 by Della

math
consider a square and a regular pentagon. one side of the square is 6 feet longer than a side of the pentagon, and the figures have the same perimeter. what are the lengths of the sides of each figure?
September 24, 2010 by ???

math
The lengths of the sides of a triangle are 4in.,14 in., and 16 in.If the longest side of a similar triangle measures 40 in., what is the length of the shortest side of this new triangle?
November 9, 2010 by Anonymous

math
The triangle above has side lengths of 24 mm and 38 mm. Which set of dimensions would produce a similar figure?
January 31, 2011 by Anonymous

math
The triangle above has side lengths of 18 mm and 26 mm. Which set of dimensions would produce a similar figure?
February 23, 2012 by Anonymous

math
What is one way to find a missing side length in a pair of similar figures?
December 6, 2007 by blah

Math. Help Me!..please!
How do u find similar figures when using a proportion?'cause I don't get it dude. **EXAMPLE-On two sides-72m On the other 2-45m The next one says On one side-50m On the other- 80m Determine whether they are similar. I dont get it. Please help! THANX! it takes robert three ...
April 24, 2007 by Fred

math
Two similar figures have sides in the ratio of 2:3. If a side of the smaller triangle has a length of 7, what is the length of the corresponding side of the other triangle?
May 9, 2012 by heather

IRSC
the sum of the lengths of any two sides of a triangle must be greater than the third side. If a triangle has one side that 17 inches and a second side that is 1 inch less than twice the thrid side, what are the possible lengths for the second and third side.
September 11, 2011 by Angela

math
the perimeter of a triangle is 42 inches. three times the length of the longest side minus the length of the shortest side is 49 inches. the sum of the length of the longest side and twice the sum of both the other side lengths is 65 inches. find the side lengths
November 4, 2013 by tee

math
A rectangle has side lengths of 5 centimeters and 3 centimeters. if the side lengths are doubled, will the area also doubal? Explain
April 23, 2014 by Dave

Math
The sum of the lengths of any two sides of a triangle must be greater than the third side. If a triangle has one side that is 22 cm and a second side that is 2 cm less than twice the third side, what are the possible lengths for the second and third sides?
October 21, 2014 by DyEsha

geometry
Triangle ABC has side lengths 7, 24, and 25. Do the side lengths form a Pythagorean triple?
December 14, 2011 by Cindy

math
Ok. The question is 'How does the ratio of two side lengths within one figure compare to the ratio of the corresponding side lengths in the other figure?' if you just give me a hint on this please!
December 15, 2014 by chelsea

maths
1.how many non congruent right triangles with positive integer leg lengths have areas that are numerically equal to 3 times their perimeters? 2.a triangle with side lengths in the ratio 3:4:5 is inscribed in a circle of radius 3.what is the area of the triangle? 3.what is the ...
May 7, 2013 by ramesh reddy

geometry
Triangles Rst and wxy are similar . the side lengths of rst are 10 inches. 14 inches and 20 inches and the length of an altitude is 6.5 inches. The shortest side of wxy. Find the lengths of the other two sides of wxy. Find the length of the corresponding altitude of wxy.
January 12, 2012 by Lindsay

Trigonometry One Quick Question! Please help!
Triangle ABC has side lengths 7, 24, and 25. Do the side lengths form a Pythagorean triple? Explain. Thank You so much! :) I'm having a hard time understanding this so it means alot!
February 20, 2012 by Amaya

math
triangle a and b are similar the ratio of a side of triangle b to a corresponding sid of triagle a is 5.3 the lengths of the sides of triangle a a are 18ft, 27ft and 30ft find the perimeter of triangle b
March 28, 2011 by michael

Physics
Suppose you are asked to determine the perimeter of a seven-sided irregular figure. You make the following measurements: Side 1 = 3.2 m Side 2 = 4.8 m Side 3 = 2.000 m Side 4 = 8.94 m Side 5 = 11 m Side 6 = 7.566 m Side 7 = 4.0 m How many significant figures should there be in...
September 6, 2012 by Kevin

Geometry
the ration if the side lengths of two similar rectangles is 4:3. what is the ratio of the areas of the rectangles?
January 9, 2013 by Amber

math
A figure is transformed into a new figure by being rotated 180 degrees, translated left 6 units, and dilated by a factor of 4. How are the old and new figures related? a)both congruent and similar b)congruent but not similar c)similar but not congruent d)neither similar and ...
January 31, 2008 by robert

math help!!!
what does the scale factor bestween two similar figures tell you about the given measurments? side lengthes perimeters areas Maybe they are pfroportional see Drwiz's answer to your last question, the answer can be found there
November 15, 2006 by chemiii

math
suppose you use the rule (3x+1,3y-4) to transform the original figure into a new figure. How would the side lengths of the new figure compare to the side lengths of the original? I need help fast. Thank you so much.
January 16, 2012 by Ruby

Math
Triangle ABC is similar to triangle APQ, with angle CBA equal to angle QPA and angle A common to both triangles. The lengths of sides AB, AP and PQ are 90 cm, 60 cm and 30 cm. Calculate the length of side BC.
June 4, 2010 by Golkhadi nep

math
the first side of a triangle is 8 meters longer than the second side. the third side is 3 times the second side. the perimeter is 128 meters. find the lengths of the three sides.
February 4, 2010 by jack

Geometry
Find the values of the variables and the lengths of the sides of this kite. Side A=y-4, side B=x+5,side C= x+12, side D= 2x+5
December 14, 2012 by BaileyBubble

Math
Examine the given right angle triangle. Are the side lengths given in the diagram possible? Justify your answer. lengths: 2.4m, 9.2m, 4.7m
October 19, 2014 by Anonymous

geometry
How do you determine whether each pair of figures is similar and justify your answer? triangle PQR, side PR is 3 and angles P and R are both 60 degrees, triangle GHI, side GH is 7 and angles G and H are both 60 degrees.
December 10, 2009 by Stacy

Math
If all of the following triangles have the same perimeter, which has the greater area? a) a right triangle with legs of equal lengths b) an equilateral triangle, c) An obtuse triangle d) a triangle whose sides are all different lengths e)an isosceles triangle whose unequal ...
August 8, 2012 by Anonymous

math
A figure is transformed into a new figure by being rotated 180 degrees, translated left 6 units, and dilated by a factor of 4. How are the old and new figures related? a)both congruent and similar b)congruent but not similar c)similar but not congruent d)neither similar and ...
January 31, 2008 by robert

Math
One side of the triangle is 2cm longer than the second side. The third is 3/5 as long as the first side. If the perimeter of the triangle is 24cm, Find the lengths of the three sides.
September 12, 2011 by Roland Lewis Santos

math
Triangle I has sides with lengths 2 2/3 cm, 4 1/2 cm and 3 cm. Triangle II has sides with lengths 8 cm, 13 1/2 cm and 9 cm. Are these triangles similar? If yes, what is the ratio of correspondence?
April 28, 2010 by hola

ALGEBRA
Which set of lengths could be the side lengths of a right triangle? (1 point) 20 cm, 22 cm, 29 cm 10 ft, 12 ft, 15 ft 7 km, 24 km, 28 km 13 in, 84 in, 85 in
May 7, 2014 by Anonymous

Math
The perimeter of a rectangle is 46 cm. One side is 9 cm longer than the other side. Find the lengths of the sides.
March 23, 2014 by Amy

MATH URGENT
a. Solve a 9 = 20 b. Solve b 9 > 20 c. How is solving the equation in (a) similar to solving the inequality in (b)? d. How are the solutions different? I dont know how to do this i forgot ... could u help (Steve, or Mrs.Sue, or Writeteacher plz help)
January 18, 2013 by Gabby

maths
Triangle ABC has side lengths a,b and c. If these lengths satisfy a^2=a+2b+2c and -3=a+2b-2c, what is the measure (in degrees) of the largest angle?
April 27, 2013 by mathslover please help

geometry
Two sides of a triangle have lengths 8 and 17. Which inequalities represent the possible lengths for the third side, x? a) 9 < x < 25 b) 9 < x < 17 c) 9 < x < 8 d) 8 < x < 17
January 8, 2012 by Lexi

8 th grade math
each side of square is 6 in. long . a scale factor of 2/3 is used to draw a similar square. how long is each side of similar square . choices are 4in. ,6 in., 8in. ,answer not here i chose 8 in. is that right
May 14, 2012 by Anonymous

Math
Hello! I need assistance in solving for a side for a right triangle in trigonometry. Can anyone give me the easiest way/formula how to go about solving it? Thank you!
November 26, 2007 by Jenny Lynn

Geometry
In a triangle with integer side lengths, one side is three times as long as a second side, and the length of the third side is 15. What is the greatest possible perimeter of the triangle?
August 15, 2014 by itrixie

Math
Describe at least two ways of finding a missing side length in a pair of similar figures. This depends on what type of figure it is and what type of data you already have. Can you be more specific? Please repost with more data. Thanks for asking.
November 26, 2006 by chemiii

Algebra
The backyard of a house is in the shape of a triangle. The longest side is 4 ft shorter than twice the shortest side. The third side is 4 ft less than the longest side. If the perimeter of the yard is 162 ft, what are the lengths of the sides?
February 9, 2012 by Jamie

math
A triangle has vertices P(7,7), Q(-3,-5), and R(5,-3). a. calculate the lengths of the midsegmaents b. calculate the lengths of the three side of triangle PQR. c. compare your answers in a. and b. what do you notice?
October 19, 2010 by Ted

math
A triangle has vertices P(7,7), Q(-3,-5), and R(5,-3). a. calculate the lengths of the midsegmaents b. calculate the lengths of the three side of triangle PQR. c. compare your answers in a. and b. what do you notice
October 20, 2010 by Ted

math
A triangle has vertices P(7,7), Q(-3,-5), and R(5,-3). a. calculate the lengths of the midsegmaents b. calculate the lengths of the three side of triangle PQR. c. compare your answers in a. and b. what do you notice
October 20, 2010 by Ted

geometry
in the digram below,prove that trianglel lmn is similar to trangle lopnafter ur proof, slove for the length of side mn(side lm=4,side Mo=8,and side op=15).
May 16, 2012 by bishar

math
the perimeter of a triangle is 54 centimeters. the longest side is 6 centimeters less than the sum of the other two sides. Twice the shortest side is 10 centimeters less than the longest side. Find the lengths of each side of the tirangle
January 20, 2012 by Toni

Math
Figure STUV and figure WXYZ, shown below, are similar figures. The scale factor of figure STUV to figure WXYZ is 3:1. If ST = 39 mm and SV = 51 mm, what is the length of side WZ? 13 mm 117 mm 17 mm 153 mm
January 21, 2014 by Anonymous

Geometry
The lengths of the sides of a triangle are 3,5, and 7 inches. How many inches long is the shortest side of a similar triangle that has a perimeter of 75 inches? F.10 G.12 H.14 H.15 k.22
December 7, 2012 by Lisa

Math
Explain how solving a linear inequality is similar to solving a linear equation. Explain how solving a linear is different from solving a linear equation.
February 8, 2011 by Cindy

MATH Trouble HURRY!!!!
If the scale factor from a small figure to a large figure is given as a percent, how can you find the side lengths of the large figure from the side lengths of the small figure? 34 percent is 34/100 Set that equal to small/large 34/100=small/large, and solve for large. Can you...
January 4, 2007 by HelpMe

geometry
What value of x would make these pentagons similar? Side A= 21 Side B= 3x-2 Side A'= 15 Side B'= 2x+1
September 12, 2011 by Keisha

8 th grade math
each side of square is 6 in. long aq scale factor of 2/3 is used to draw similar square , how long is each side of similar square?
May 14, 2012 by Anonymous

math prob:(
a. Solve a 9 = 20 b. Solve b 9 > 20 c. How is solving the equation in part a similar to solving the inequality in part b? d. How are the solutions different?
January 22, 2014 by Princess Anna

Math
The hypotenuse of a right angled triangle is 65cm. One side is 10 cm shorter than twice the other side. Find the lengths of the 2 sides (provide a little of steps if available)
January 13, 2010 by Bankai

math
do you under stand similar figures
December 8, 2011 by anita

Geometry
find the lengths of the sides of a triangle whose perimeter is 37. The measure of the first side of the triangle is 8 less than the second side, and the second side is twice the length of the third side
February 10, 2011 by Zach

Pre Algebra
The first side of a triangle is 8 meters longer than twice the second side. The third side is 3 times the second side. The perimeter is 128 meters. Find the lengths of the three sides.
January 13, 2010 by Elisa

Math
16.Eliot spent 24 minutes solving 8 math problems.At that rate, how many math problems can he solve in 54 minutes? a.12 B.16 C.18 D.24 A? 17.Ronald got 92% of the problems correct on a test.Which number could also represent 92%? A.9.2 B.0.092 C.9/2 D.46/50 D 18.Lakeshmi made a...
March 23, 2013 by Jerald

math
Am confused. The bases of a prism are right triangles with side lengths 6 meters, 8 meters, and 10 meters. The height of the prism is 3 meters. What is the lateral area of the prism? What is the total surface area? L=Ph perimeter is side(1) +side(2)+side(3) 6+8+10=24 (3)=72m^2...
September 24, 2014 by taylor

Math
A point P is uniformly chosen inside a regular hexagon of side length 3. For each side of the hexagon a line is drawn from P to the point on that side which is closest to P. The probability that the sum of the lengths of these segments is less than or equal to 9v3 can be ...
May 4, 2013 by abc Please help URGENT

math
a. Solve a - 9 = 20 b. Solve b - 9 > 20 c. How is solving the equation in part a similar to solving the inequality in part b? d. How are the solutions different?
December 19, 2013 by victoria

MATH
a.) Solve a - 9 = 20 b.) Solve b - 9 > 20 c) How is solving the equation in part a similar to solving the inequality in part b? d.) How are the solutions different?
January 17, 2014 by Cindy

Math
a.) Solve a - 9 = 20 b.) Solve b - 9 > 20 c) How is solving the equation in part a similar to solving the inequality in part b? d.) How are the solutions different?
January 17, 2014 by Jenny

Math
If the scale factor from a small figure to a large figure is given as a percent, how can you find the side lengths of the large figure from the side lengths of the small figure? PLEASE HELP ME!!! PLEASE HELP!!!!! THIS IS SOOOOO CONFUSING AND MY TEACHER NEVER REALLY EXPLAINED ...
January 4, 2007 by AJ

math 7th
need help in "using similar figures"
November 16, 2010 by Anonymous

math
A right triangle has a hypotenuse of length 3.00 m, and one of its angles is 30.0. What are the lengths of (a) the side opposite the 30.0 angle and (b) the side adjacent to the 30.0 angle?
July 19, 2009 by steven

math
The perimeter of a rectangle with adjacent side lengths of x and y, where x>y, is 8 times as great as the shorter side of the rectangle. What is the ratio of y to x? A. 1:2 B. 1:3 C. 1:4 D. 2:3 E. 3:4
August 14, 2014 by Juliet

maths
Triangle ABC has side lengths a,b and c. If these lengths satisfy a^2=a+2b+2c and −3=a+2b−2c, what is the measure (in degrees) of the largest angle?
April 25, 2013 by maths lover

math
the lengths of the three sides of a right triangle R have odd integer values and two of the three sides have lengths 3 and 5. What is one possible length of the third side?
July 23, 2013 by max

Geometry
the lengths of 2 sides of a triangle are 2 inches and 10 inches. find the range of possible lengths for the third side, s.
July 21, 2011 by Lydia

geometry
the sides of a triangle have lengths 4x+1, 2x+1 and 6x-1. if the lengths of the longest side is 6x-1, what values of x make the triangle obtuse?
January 19, 2012 by Anonymous

Math
the volume of a rectangular prism is 256 cubic centimeters. What is the volume of a similar rectangular prism that has edge lengths one fourth as long as the edge lengths of the original prism?
March 26, 2012 by Joe

geometry
The perimeter of a triangle is equal to 12 inches. The length of the longest side is equal to the sum of the other two sides minus 2. If you add 2 to the shortest side, it will equal the longest side. Find the side lengths.
October 28, 2010 by ken

Algebra
one side of a triangle is 3 inches shorter than twice the length of the shorest side. the third side is 5 inches longer than the shorest side. if the perimeter is 110 inches, find the lengths of all three sides
September 1, 2011 by Anonymous

geometry
a triangle has two sides that have lengths of 14 feet and 22 feet. which of the following lengths could not represent the length of the third side... A 8FT B 12FT C 14FT D 20FT
November 23, 2010 by nikki

geometry!!!! PLEASE HELP!!!!
A,B,C,D,E,F are 6 consecutive points on the circumference of a circle such that AB=BC=CD=10,DE=EF=FA=22. If the radius of the circle is √n, what is the value of n? Details and assumptions: -The lengths given are side lengths, not arcs.
May 7, 2013 by fudgee

geometry
The areas of corresponding faces of two similar triangular prisms are 49cm squared and 25cm squared. What is the ratio of the corresponding side lengths? Of the perimeters of the corresponding faces? Of the volume?
April 19, 2014 by Kasie

Geometry
Triangle I has sides with lengths 2 2/3 cm, 4 1/2 cm and 3 cm. Triangle II has sides with lengths 8 cm, 13 1/2 cm and 9 cm. Are these triangles similar? If yes, what is the ratio of correspondence? A.)Yes;1/3 B.)No C.)Yes;2/3
July 14, 2012 by kiki

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