# The areas of two similar triangles are in the ratio of 25:9. If the altitude of the larger triangle is 60, what is the length of the corresponding altitude of the smaller triangle?

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The areas of two similar triangles are in the ratio of 25:9. If the altitude of the larger triangle is 60, what is the length of the corresponding altitude of the smaller triangle?

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Given, the areas of two similar triangles are in the ratio 25 : 9 and the altitude of the larger triangle is 60.

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We know that the ratio of the area of the two similar triangles is equal t... help_outlineImage Transcriptionclose60 25 where x is the altitude of smaller triangle. x 25x23600 x 9 32400 25 x 1296 >x = 36 fullscreen

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