# Lesson 4 Cut by a Transversal Solidify Understanding

Solve for

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Create a proportion for each set of similar triangles that can be used to find the missing side length indicated. Then solve the proportion.

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Jack and Diane are designing a trellis for some special plants they are planning to put in their backyard garden. Use the values provided on the sketch of the trellis to find the missing values for

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Use the diagram to prove

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Write and solve a proportion that will provide the missing length.

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Write and solve a proportion that will provide the missing length.

For problems 11–14, find the parallel line segments in the diagram and write a mathematical statement showing the parallel line segments. Then write a similarity statement for the triangles that are similar (i.e.