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5-48.

Figures A and B below are similar. Assuming that figure A is the original figure, find the scale factor and find the lengths of the missing sides of figure B. Homework Help ✎

See problem 4-98 for help with scale factor and solving for missing lengths.

Which side of the larger quadrilateral corresponds to the side length of 3 on the smaller quadrilateral?
What is the ratio between the corresponding side lengths?

What would the scale factor be?