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  1. In the diagram at right, ΔABC ∼ ΔADE. Homework Help ✎

    1. Draw each triangle separately on your paper. Be sure to include all measurements in your diagrams.

    2. Find the length of .

Because they are similar triangles, the ratios of corresponding sides are equal.
What side corresponds to segment DE?

Set up a proportion to solve for DE

DE ≈ 15.71