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    Ratio of a Triangle

    I am having problems finding the ratio of this can someone help me please.
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    Simply set up your equations and solve for the variables:
    \frac{AB}{DE} = \frac{5}{4}
    \frac{x + 16}{16} = \frac{5}{4}

    \frac{AC}{DF} = \frac{5}{4}
    \frac{y + 7}{20} = \frac{5}{4}

    Once you solve for them, figure out what \frac{x}{y} is.
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    can i do this

    can i write it like 20(16+x)=16(17+y) i think thats how he wants it.
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    ratio

    how wo9uld i findthe ratio?
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