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4-25.

Ben thinks that the slope ratio for this triangle is . Carlissa thinks the ratio is . Who is correct? Explain your thinking fully.  

Think about the triangle.
How could they both be correct?

A right triangle with a base of 10 and height of 7. The 35 degrees angle is in between the base and hypotenuse and the 55 degrees angle is in between the hypotenuse and height.