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### HideShow timer Statistics In the right-angled ∆ABC above, y/3 = 3/(x + y). What is the value of y?

(A) 5/2
(B) 3
(C) 9/5
(D) 5/9
(E) 7/2

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Bunuel wrote: In the right-angled ∆ABC above, y/3 = 3/(x + y). What is the value of y?

(A) 5/2
(B) 3
(C) 9/5
(D) 5/9
(E) 7/2

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Using Pythagorean Triplets Rule, $$\triangle$$ $$ABC$$ have sides in ratio $$= 3:4:5$$

Given $$BC = 3$$ and $$AB = 4$$

Therefore $$AC = 5$$

$$AC = x + y => 5$$

$$\frac{y}{3} = \frac{3}{(x + y)}$$

$$\frac{y}{3} = \frac{3}{5}$$

$$y = \frac{3*3}{5} = \frac{9}{5}$$

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