## coolaidd 3 years ago Triangle RSV is congruent to triangle TVS. Find x.

1. coolaidd

2. Neemo

so , do you know what does "congruent" refer to ,right ?!

3. Neemo

4. Pac1f1cIslander

She never answers to no one xD

5. coolaidd

first of all.. give me a minute. obvisouly i didnt see the message..

6. coolaidd

congruent means the same

7. Neemo

Thank you :) ! now ! wich lenghs sides are equal ?! the first one : [ST]=[TV]

8. Neemo

give me another one !

9. Neemo

still there ?@coolaidd

10. coolaidd

rs and rv

11. Neemo

sorry ! I made a mistake ! [ST]and [TV] have not the same lenght ! It's TV and RS ! so, give me the other one correctly !

12. Neemo

So ! Help me please ! see the attachement ! Same color ===>same lengh ! @coolaidd

13. coolaidd

ok...

14. coolaidd

what does x equal

15. coolaidd

or how would i set the equation up

16. jiteshmeghwal9

|dw:1343178219355:dw|

17. Pac1f1cIslander

x= 12

18. coolaidd

do i subtract 1 from 5?

19. Pac1f1cIslander

Half of 12 is 6. 6 -1 is 5, thus, the triangles are confruent :P

20. coolaidd

i know..i have to write it all out and show my work

21. coolaidd

imm just trying to do it step by step

22. jiteshmeghwal9

|dw:1343178463340:dw|

23. Pac1f1cIslander

Here's "your' work- Segment RS is equal to Segment VT Segment RV is equal to ST Segment RV is 5 Segment ST is also 5 1/2x-1=5 5 + 1/(1/2) = x x = 12 THere you go...:)

24. coolaidd

thanks :)

25. Pac1f1cIslander

YAY :D