Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Geometry - 8.9 Similar Triangles - 8.9 Exercises - Page 600: 15

Answer

$a = 5$ mm $b = 3$ mm

Work Step by Step

1. Solve for $a$ $\frac{a}{10} = \frac{6}{12}$ $a = \frac{10\times6}{12}$ $a = \frac{60}{12}$ $a = 5$ mm 2. Solve for $b$ $\frac{b}{6} = \frac{6}{12}$ $b = \frac{36}{12}$ $b = 3$ mm
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