Geometry triangle problem HELp?

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y109/mal1cous/tra...

Note: the triangles are congruent.

Solve the equation for x.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    If you meant thet were simialar then

    4/11 = x/(x+8)

    4(x+8) = 11x

    4x +32 = 11x

    7x = 32

    x = 32/7

  • norman
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    I assume the triangles are similar not congruent.

    4/11 = x/(x+8)

    4(x+8) = 11x

    4x +32 = 11x

    7x = 32

    x = 32/7

  • Bob R.
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    i assume you mean similar... write proportions based on similarity:

    x/(x+8) = 4/11

    11x = 4x + 32

    7x = 32

    x = 32/7

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