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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?

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    Triangle 1:
    2 2/3 : 4 1/2 : 3
    = 16:27:18

    triangle2:
    8:13 1/2:9
    = 16:27:18

    yes they are similar
    the ratio of correspondence is 1:3
    (I took the last numbers 3:9 = 1:3)

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