# Given: Triangle QRS is similar to triangle TUV.?

Given: Triangle QRS is similar to triangle TUV.

QR = 10, RS = 14, SQ = 16, TU = 6, find the perimeter of triangle TUV.

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- Uday TejaLv 710 years agoFavorite Answer
ince triangles QRS and TUV are similar triangles

QR/TU = RS /UV = SQ / VT

QR / TU = RS / UV

=> 10 / 6 = 14 / UV

=> UV = 8.4

similarly

VT = 16*6/10 =9.6

therefore

perimeter = TU + UV + VT = 6 + 8.4 + 9.6 = 24

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- 10 years ago
perimeter of triangle QRS is III to triangle TUV

so

perimeter of QRS/perimeter of TVU = QR/TU --------(1)

perimeter of QRS =10+14+16=40

let perimeter of TVU be X

from (1)

40/X =10/6

X=24

perimeter of TUV = 24

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- ErikaLv 43 years ago
If it says 'mathematically comparable' this suggests they are in ration with one yet another, as an occasion each and every 1cm on QRS is 4cm on TUV whiochever area is the comparable area as TU on QRS, artwork out what you divide it via to get 6. Then divide the different numbers via thi answer, and upload them to get the fringe. its uncomplicated once you realize how!

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- nozar nazariLv 710 years ago
QR/TU=10/6

P=premeter of QRS=10+14+16=40

P'=perimeter of TUV

P/P'=10/6=40/P'

10P'=240

P'=24

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- 10 years ago
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