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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsMathematics · 4 weeks ago

7th grade math?!?

The question is-

A right triangle TUV has a hypotenuse of 20 inches and a short leg of 10 inches. PQR is similar to TUV and has a hypotenuse of 25 inches. Sketch the figures. Then find the short leg of PQR.

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  • 4 weeks ago

    x/25 = 10/20 

    x = 25(10/20)

    x = 12.5

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  • 4 weeks ago

    Ratio 

    PQR :TUV

       25 : 20

         5 : 4

    Short leg of PQR

    10 * (5/4)

    12.5 <––––––

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