Chapter 5.3, Problem 13E

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

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### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

# In Exercises 13 to 16, provide the missing reasons.Given: ▱ R S T V ; V W ¯ ⊥ R S ¯ ; V X ¯ ⊥ T S ¯ Prove: Δ V W R ∼ Δ V X T PROOF Statements Reasons 1. ▱ R S T V ; V W ¯ ⊥ R S ¯ ; V X ¯ ⊥ T S ¯ 1. ? 2. ∠ V W R and ∠ V X T are right ∠ s 2. ? 3. ∠ V W R ≅ ∠ V X T 3. ? 4. ∠ R ≅ ∠ T 4. ? 5. Δ V W R ∼ Δ V X T 5. ?

To determine

To provide:

The missing reasons.

Explanation

Given:

Given: â–±RSTV;VWÂ¯âŠ¥RSÂ¯;VXÂ¯âŠ¥TSÂ¯

Prove: Î”VWRâˆ¼Î”VXT

 PROOF Statements Reasons 1. â–±RSTV;VWÂ¯âŠ¥RSÂ¯;VXÂ¯âŠ¥TSÂ¯ 1. ? 2. âˆ VWR and âˆ VXT are right âˆ s 2. ? 3. âˆ VWRâ‰…âˆ VXT 3. ? 4. âˆ Râ‰…âˆ T 4. ? 5. Î”VWRâˆ¼Î”VXT 5. ?

Definition:

AA:

If the two angles of one triangle are congruent to the two angles of another triangle, then the triangles are similar.

Description:

Given that â–±RSTV;VWÂ¯âŠ¥RSÂ¯;VXÂ¯âŠ¥TSÂ¯.

To Prove: Î”VWRâˆ¼Î”VXT

It is known that two lines are perpendicular, they form right angles

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