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Two similar triangles have a scale factor of 3 : 5. The altitude of the larger triangle is 24 inches. What is the altitude of the smaller triangle?

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  1. multiply the ratio by 24/5 and you have

    72/5 : 24
    or
    14.4:24

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  2. 3.4

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  3. 14.4

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  4. 14.4
    3/5 • 24/x
    3•24= 5•x
    72=5x
    72/5
    14.4

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