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    Is my answer correct?

    3/2 = m/4 = n/3
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    Re: Is my answer correct?

    Yes, triangle ABC is similar to triangle BDC.
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    Re: Is my answer correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by HallsofIvy View Post
    Yes, triangle ABC is similar to triangle BDC.
    Ok . Thank you. I thought triangle ABD is similar to triangel BDC.
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    Re: Is my answer correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Syndy View Post
    Ok . Thank you. I thought triangle ABD is similar to triangel BDC.
    Make sure you can prove that! Assuming on an exam is not a good idea.

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    Re: Is my answer correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by topsquark View Post
    Make sure you can prove that! Assuming on an exam is not a good idea.
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    Re: Is my answer correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Syndy View Post
    3/2 = m/4 = n/3
    From the given $\Delta ABC \approx \Delta BDC$ (NOTE the order of the letters. That is important.)

    Then read off: $\dfrac{AC}{BC}=\dfrac{n+2}{4},~\dfrac{AB}{BD}= \dfrac {m}{3}~\&~\dfrac{BC}{DC}=\dfrac{4}{2}$
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    Re: Is my answer correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Plato View Post
    From the given $\Delta ABC \approx \Delta BDC$ (NOTE the order of the letters. That is important.)

    Then read off: $\dfrac{AC}{BC}=\dfrac{n+2}{4},~\dfrac{AB}{BD}= \dfrac {m}{3}~\&~\dfrac{BC}{DC}=\dfrac{4}{2}$
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