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: 14

Answer

$a = 2$ ft $b = 6$ ft

Work Step by Step

1. Solve for $a$ $\frac{a}{6} = \frac{3}{9}$ $a = \frac{3 \times 6}{9}$ $a = \frac{18}{9}$ $a = 2$ ft 2. Solve for $b$ $\frac{b}{2} = \frac{9}{3}$ $b = \frac{9 \times 2}{3}$ $b = \frac{18}{3}$ $b = 6$ ft
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