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    Question Triangle Questions

    Triangle DEF ~ triangle HJK and the scale factor of triangle DEF to triangle HJK is 5/2. If EF = 15, find JK.

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    Quote Originally Posted by whytechocolate01 View Post
    Triangle DEF ~ triangle HJK and the scale factor of triangle DEF to triangle HJK is 5/2. If EF = 15, find JK.

    Help please! Explain! Thanks!
    EF/JK = 5/2
    15/JK = 5/2
    30 = 5JK
    JK = 6
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    15*2/5=6
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