What is the value of x? A) 4.0 B) 5.3 C) 9.0 D) 10.2 How do I find the answer?
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Since they are similar, use a proportion: $\displaystyle \frac{6}{5}=\frac{x}{8.5}$ solve for x.
Originally Posted by galactus Since they are similar, use a proportion: $\displaystyle \frac{6}{5}=\frac{x}{8.5}$ solve for x. I thought I was supposed to use a proportion, but I got confused on which sides corresponded with which. You're a godsend!
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