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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsMathematics · 9 months ago

two triangles are similar, one has sides of 3,5, and 7 and the shortest side of the second triangle is 6?

what are the lengths of the other sides of the second triangle? what is the scale factor

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  • 9 months ago

    The shortest side of the second triangle is just 2 times the length

    of the shortest side of the first (and similar) triangle,

    so the scale factor is 2

    and the side lengths of the second triangle are

    6, 10, and 14.

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