# GEOM 3 | Lesson 4 | Making Connections Solution

1.  Jon is correct.  He compared sides of the triangle.  5 is a side of the smaller triangle and 15 is the side of the larger.  $$x$$ is the side of the smaller triangle and its corresponding side in the larger triangle is $$x + 20$$.
2.  Your problem could be one of finding shadow lengths for example