Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-8 Proportions and Similar Figures - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 23

Answer

a) The student used the wrong side in the proportion. b) The correct proportion to find FN is: $\frac{BC}{AJ}=\frac{GH}{FN}$

Work Step by Step

To find the length of a side based on a similar figure, corresponding sides based on the position in the figure must be used in the proportion.
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