Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 8 - Geometry - 8.9 Similar Triangles - 8.9 Exercises: 13

Answer

$a = 6$ cm $b = 15$ cm

Work Step by Step

1. Solve for $a$ $\frac{a}{12} = \frac{6}{12}$ $a = \frac{6 \times 12}{12}$ $a = 6$ cm 2. Solve for $b$ $\frac{b}{7.5} = \frac{12}{6}$ $b = \frac{12 \times 7.5}{6}$ $b = \frac{90}{6}$ $b = 15$ cm
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