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tayler_miller Group Title

GEOMETRY HELP PLEASE.

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  1. tayler_miller Group Title
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    LMNO is a parallelogram.If NM = x+15 and OL = 4x +6, find the value of x and then find NM and OL.

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    About what

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  3. studyopen101 Group Title
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    Well, since it is a parallelogram, you set NM = OL. Then you would get x=3. Each side would be 18.

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  4. tayler_miller Group Title
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    it looks like this|dw:1325244073059:dw|

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    so whats the valuce of x?

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  6. snowballhockey Group Title
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    idk i am in 6ht grade so sorry

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  7. tayler_miller Group Title
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    oh its okay (:

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    NM = x+15 and OL = 4x +6 And we know that NM = OL because a parallelogram is a quadrilateral that has two pairs of parallel sides. Solve for x x+15=4x+6

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  9. tayler_miller Group Title
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    so what does x equal ?

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    You have to solve the equation x+15=4x+6 Isolate the variable x on one side (what ever you do to one side of an equation you have to do to the other) subtract x from both sides x-x+15=4x-x+6 15=3x+6 subtract 6 from both sides 15-6=3x+6-6 11=3x divide both sides by 3 \[\frac{11}{3} = \frac{3x}{3}\] and you are left with 11/3 = x

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    but im left with afraction so do i have to divide 11 by 3 ?

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  12. cazil Group Title
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    You can use the fraction in NM = x+15 and OL = 4x +6 \[NM=\frac{11}{3} + 15\]

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    Do you know how to add fractions with unlike denominators?

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  14. snowballhockey Group Title
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    no

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    \[\frac{11}{3}+\frac{15}{1}\]

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  16. snowballhockey Group Title
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    Do ththis

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  17. snowballhockey Group Title
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    |dw:1325278095468:dw|

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  18. snowballhockey Group Title
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    ok

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  19. cazil Group Title
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    http://www.khanacademy.org/video/adding-fractions-with-unlike-denominators?playlist=Developmental+Math Khan has a good video on how to do it.

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    well figure that out

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    no the problem i did is hard figure it out

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