Trigonometry (10th Edition)

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

Chapter 1 - Trigonometric Functions - Section 1.2 Angle Relationships and Similar Triangles - 1.2 Exercises: 66



Work Step by Step

1. This ratio is the long leg over the hypotenuse for each of the two triangles. Don't fotget that you need to do some addition to get the long leg of the larger triangle $\frac{75}{80}=\frac{5+75}{m}$ 2. Solve for m: $\frac{15}{16}=\frac{80}{m}$ $15m=1280$ $m=85\frac{1}{3}$
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