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Line segment AC is parallel to ED. . Solve for x. Round to the nearest tenth. x = 6 x = 37.5 x = 21.7 x = 42.5

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  1. pumpgirls
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  2. sauravshakya
    • 3 years ago
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    Can u prove that triangleEBD and triangleABC similar

  3. pumpgirls
    • 3 years ago
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    idk

  4. sauravshakya
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    So, at first we need to prove that two triangles are similar

  5. pumpgirls
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    ok

  6. sauravshakya
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    Angle EBD = Angle ABC.............Can u tell me. why?

  7. pumpgirls
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    they similar

  8. sauravshakya
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    Look at Figure............ what do u see?

  9. pumpgirls
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    all sides are equal

  10. sauravshakya
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    Nope......... they are common angles

  11. sauravshakya
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    Did u see?

  12. pumpgirls
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    ok yes

  13. sauravshakya
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    Also, angle BED = angle BAC............

  14. pumpgirls
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    yea

  15. sauravshakya
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    corresponding angles as AC parallel to ED ....right?

  16. pumpgirls
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    right

  17. sauravshakya
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    Thus, triangleEBD and triangleABC similar by A.A axiom

  18. pumpgirls
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    yea so what would my answer

  19. sauravshakya
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    Now, As triangleEBD and triangleABC similar,|dw:1345725490764:dw|

  20. sauravshakya
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    |dw:1345725580952:dw|

  21. sauravshakya
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    Does that help?

  22. pumpgirls
    • 3 years ago
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    yeah but which one would i chose

  23. sauravshakya
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    |dw:1345725698605:dw|

  24. sauravshakya
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    Solve and get te value of x

  25. sauravshakya
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    can u?

  26. sauravshakya
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    @pumpgirls can u?

  27. pumpgirls
    • 3 years ago
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    how do i solve forx

  28. sauravshakya
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    |dw:1345725939615:dw|

  29. sauravshakya
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    got it?

  30. pumpgirls
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    so the answer is 37.5??

  31. sauravshakya
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    18.3

  32. pumpgirls
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    but thats not one of answers

  33. sauravshakya
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    |dw:1345726189097:dw|

  34. pumpgirls
    • 3 years ago
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    okay I gotcha :)

  35. SWAG
    • 3 years ago
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    its C

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