Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 6 - Review: 52

Answer

$x=17.4$

Work Step by Step

In similar triangles, the ratio of the lengths of corresponding sides is the same. $\frac{x}{24}=\frac{5.8}{8}$ $8x=24\times5.8$ $8x\div8=139.2\div8$ $x=17.4$
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