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6-107.

Examine the diagram at right. The smaller triangle is similar to the larger triangle. Write and solve a proportion to find x. It may be helpful to draw the two triangles separately. Homework Help ✎

Draw two separate triangles. The larger triangle has base 10 + 8 = 18.

$\frac{x}{8}=\frac{8}{18}$