# To: Reiny

Two triangles r the same height. The slope side of triangle A is double the slope of B. how do the lengths of these two triangles compare?

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1. A very confusing question.

Are the triangles right-angled?
"The slope side of triangle A is double the slope of B"
---> a triangle has 3 sides, what does "slope side" mean? the slope of which side?
What is triangle A and what is triangle B.

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posted by Reiny
2. It says, they r shaped as icicles

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posted by Raksha
3. If the length of the two triangles are x and y, then

h/x = sinθ
h/y = sin2θ

x/y = sin2θ/sinθ = 2cosθ
or

2(h/x)√(1-(h/x)^2) = h/y

Not sure just where you want to go with this.

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posted by Steve

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