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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.

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 on the smaller quadrilateral? What is the ratio between the corresponding side lengths?

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What would the scale factor be?