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2-48.

In the diagram at right,

Solve for

.The sides of the triangle are proportional. Write an equation and solve for

.Because distance cannot be negative,

, not.Calculate the perimeter of

. Use your results from part (a) and the Pythagorean Theorem to determine the length of the hypotenuse.