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1-40.

Consider triangles and at right. Give a convincing argument why . Then use what you know about similar triangles to complete each of the following ratios for the triangles.  Homework Help ✎

  1. Notice that and are the longer and shorter legs of .

    Remember that and are similar, which means their sides are proportional.

  1. Notice that both are the short legs in both triangles

Two triangles