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What is the value of x in the figure given ?

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What is the value of x in the figure given ?

A. 1.5
B. 2
C. 2.5
D. 4
E. 6

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Re: What is the value of x in the figure given ? [#permalink] New post 14 Jul 2013, 22:40
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What is the value of x in the figure given ?

A. 1.5
B. 2
C. 2.5
D. 4
E. 6

Official answer is not available


Second side of the larger triangle (x+y) is 6 (larger triangle is 6-8-10 right triangle).

Large and small triangles are similar --> the ratio of corresponding sides are the same --> x/2=6/8 --> x=3/2.

Answer: A.

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