LoveToDance22
Geometry, please help!



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LoveToDance22
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Using trapezoid VWYZ, solve for x.

LoveToDance22
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Please show me how to solve it!

jim_thompson5910
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this is an isosceles trapezoid since the two non parallel sides are equal

jim_thompson5910
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so the two angles (the base angles) shown are equal
this means that
2x+17 = 7x13

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Solve for x and tell me what you get

LoveToDance22
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@jim_thompson5910 I got 4=x, but it isn't one of the answer choices

RadEn
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i think the answer is 6, because
2x+17 = 7x13
17+13 = 7x  2x
30 = 5x
x = 30/5
x =6

jim_thompson5910
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sry i was afk a sec, LoveToDance22 how did you get x = 4?

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and RadEn is correct

LoveToDance22
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(sorry for my terrible drawing lol)

jim_thompson5910
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17+13 is 30

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not 20

LoveToDance22
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The sad part is, I didn't even notice that mistake when I was rewriting it on here.

LoveToDance22
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I did 7+3 >.<

jim_thompson5910
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that's ok

LoveToDance22
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Thanks for the help anyways! :)
