Solving Problems Involving Triangle Similarity and Right Triangles

Math - Grade 9 / Geometry

Sample Question

A 7-ft post is supposed to be vertical, but it is 6 inches out of alignment at the top. Which of the following equations gives the height [% h %] that the post reaches in its present position?

  • [% h^2=7^2-0.5^2 %]
  • [% h^2=7^2-6^2 %]
  • [% h^2=7^2+0.5^2 %]
  • [% h^2=7^2+6^2 %]

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