Trigonometry (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321671775
ISBN 13: 978-0-32167-177-6

Chapter 1 - Test: 13

Answer

x=8; y=6

Work Step by Step

1. The two triangles are similar so their corresponding sides are proportional 2. The lengths of the hypotenuse follow the ratio 25:10=2.5:1 3. This means that two other pairs of corresponding sides follow the same ratio Therefore: x(2.5)=20 x=8 and, y(2.5)=15 y=6
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