# Finding x and y

• Feb 17th 2010, 02:32 AM
user_5
Finding x and y
Can someone show me how to find x and y in this question?
• Feb 17th 2010, 02:48 AM
Prove It
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Originally Posted by user_5
Can someone show me how to find x and y in this question?

The triangles are similar, so the corresponding sides are proportional.

i.e. $15 = 10k, 24 = kx, y = 12k$.

Solve for $k$, then you can solve for $x$ and $y$.