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Solve for the missing lengths in the sets of similar figures below.

  1. If each pair of shapes is similar, then

    Start to solve for each variable by multiplying both sides of the equation by the lowest common denominator.

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2 rectangles, A,B,C,D, & J,K,L,M, labeled as follows: side, AB, 12 mm, side, AD, 6 mm, side, JK, labeled, x, side, JM, 10 mm.

Triangle  X, Y, Z , with side X, Z, 39 millimeters, and side, Y, Z, w, millimeters. The second triangle N, O, P, with side N, P, 3 millimeters and side, N, P, 7 millimeters.