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I have a trapezoid. WX is parallel to YZ and points A and B are midpoints of their respective legs... If WX = 5x + 3, ZY= 13x - 1, and AB= 6x+7, find x

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  1. anonymous
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    I keep getting a fraction

  2. amistre64
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    wx = yz 5x+3 = 13x -1 4 = 8x x = 2

  3. amistre64
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    trapeziod doesnt imply equality of sides ....missed that one lol

  4. anonymous
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    thank you

  5. amistre64
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    fractions are good as answers you know :)

  6. anonymous
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    midpoints of two sides is one-half the length of the third...

  7. anonymous
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    Fractions complicate things! LOL

  8. amistre64
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    :) a picture would be good

  9. anonymous
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    it looks like a trapezoid sitting on top of another trapezoid.. getting smaller to the top (shorter lines)

  10. anonymous
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    I think: [( 5x + 3)+(13-1)]/2=6x+7?

  11. anonymous
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    sorry 23x not 13

  12. anonymous
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    [( 5x + 3)+(13x-1)]/2=6x+7?

  13. anonymous
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    ok I'll see what I get...

  14. anonymous
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    x = 7/3 it cant be a fraction can it???

  15. anonymous
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    x=2?

  16. anonymous
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    I redid it... yes x = 2 i divided the 2 instead of multiplied it to cancel it out!! Awesome thank you both!! You both came up with the same answer!!!

  17. anonymous
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    If I deserve medal then give me one.

  18. anonymous
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    You GOT IT!!!!

  19. anonymous
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    thank

  20. anonymous
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    Thanks you too!!

  21. anonymous
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    (18x+2)/2=6x+7 9x+1=6x+7 9x -6x=7-1 3x = 6 x =6/3 x =2

  22. anonymous
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    Yep Got it!!! Great job!

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