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Assume that the shapes below are similar. Find the values of , , and .

For each of the variables, set up equivalent ratios with corresponding sides of known value.

Several ratios are possible, especially as the lengths of additional sides are found.

Solve for by first multiplying both sides of the equation by the lowest common denominator.