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A little quick question

  1. Oct 24, 2006 #1

    lo2

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    For two triangles with the same angels the following applies.

    That the relation between the same sides is equal to the realtion between the other same sides. I hope you do understand it.

    Then my question is does that also apply for the height of the two triangles?
     
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  3. Oct 24, 2006 #2

    HallsofIvy

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    Hey, once you get angels involved anything can happen!:rolleyes:

    Oh, wait- you mean "angles". Triangles with the same angles are "similar triangles": it follows then that all length's are proportional. That is true not only for the lengths of the sides but all corresponding lengths, such as the height.
     
  4. Oct 24, 2006 #3

    lo2

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    Oops I did of course mean angles. And thank you for your answer.
     
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