## 6. The right triangles ABC and DEF are similar. The hypotenuse of ABC measures 28 cm and the hypotenuse of DEF measures 7

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6. The right triangles ABC and DEF are

similar. The hypotenuse of ABC

measures 28 cm and the hypotenuse

of DEF measures 7 cm. If one of the

legs of ABC measures 16 cm, what

does the corresponding leg of DEF

measure?

F 1 cm

H 12 cm

G 4 cm

J 64 cm

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Answer:G 4 cm

Step-by-step explanation:28/7 = 4, so the scale factor is 4. Therefore, if AC is 16, and triangle ABC is the bigger triangle, then divide it by 4 to get 4 cm for the smaller triangle DEF.