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Rae<3Rae
 3 years ago
.Figure ABCD is a rectangle. The length of segment AE is (5x  7) units and the length of segment EC is (2x  1) units.
What is the length of diagonal BD
Rae<3Rae
 3 years ago
.Figure ABCD is a rectangle. The length of segment AE is (5x  7) units and the length of segment EC is (2x  1) units. What is the length of diagonal BD

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Rae<3Rae
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no answeres i just want to know how to do it 8 units 6 units 12 units 10 units

dpaInc
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2since this is a rectangle, we know the diagnols bisect each other. i.e., 5x7 = 2x 1 solve for x here and to get the length of the diagnol, plug x into 2(2x1). and that will be your answer.

Rae<3Rae
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1kk thanks i will work it out but i might post it so that i can know if i am right or not

Rae<3Rae
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i got 10 units for the answer

dpaInc
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2hmmm. what did u get for x?

dpaInc
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.25x7 = 2x 1 subtract 2x from both sides 5x  2x  7 = 2x  2x  1 3x  7 = 1 add 7 to both sides 3x  7 + 7 = 1 + 7 3x = 6 x = 2

Rae<3Rae
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1o okay i see what i did wrong thatnks alot

dpaInc
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yw.. :) thanks for working the problem with me...:)

dpaInc
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2:) just to be clear, length of the diagnol is 6 right?

Rae<3Rae
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yeppers thanks for showing me how to do it do :D
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