Elementary Geometry for College Students (7th Edition) Clone

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.3 - Proving Triangles Similar - Exercises - Page 243: 15

Answer

The reasons for each statement are as follows: 1. Given 2. Definition of a midpoint. 3. The midpoint of a triangle is half the length of the third side. 4. These are simply the statements above written as ratios. 5. We use the transitive property (since they are all equal to 1/2.) 6. SSS
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