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: 16

Answer

$a = 30$ m $b = 60$ m

Work Step by Step

1. Solve for $a$ $\frac{a}{10} = \frac{75}{25}$ $a = \frac{10 \times 75}{25}$ $a = \frac{750}{25}$ $a = 30$ m 2. Solve for $b$ $\frac{b}{20} = \frac{75}{25}$ $b = \frac{20 \times 75}{25}$ $b = \frac{1500}{25}$ $b = 60$ m
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