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The measure of angle SPR = 52º and the measure of angle QPR = 125º. What is the measure of angle QPS?
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The measure of angle SPR = 52º and the measure of angle QPR = 125º. What is the measure of angle QPS?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It might help to draw a picture dw:1348965652833:dw
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1348965734563:dw
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LilVeroDez13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I thought that i would subtract 125 and 52 to get the answer.. but i wasnt so sure that wass right.
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no, you add actually
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LilVeroDez13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
125 + 52= 177 :)
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you got it again
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LilVeroDez13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Thanks!! I actualy have one more question if thats ok? :))
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
sure go for it
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LilVeroDez13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
:))!! The map shows the route for a race. You are at A, which is 6000 feet from the first checkpoint B. The second checkpoint C is located at the midpoint between B and the end of the race D. The total race is 3 miles. How far apart are the 2 checkpoints?
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LilVeroDez13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1348969689076:dw This is the pic it has with
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1348966144511:dw
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
6000 feet = 1.13636 miles (roughly)
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1348966286941:dw
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The total length of AD is 3 miles, so 1.13636 + x + x = 3 solve that for x to find the answer
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
alternatively, you can convert 3 miles to feet to get 3 miles = 15,840 feet
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
then solve 6000 + x + x = 15840 for x to get the answer in feet
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LilVeroDez13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Do I combine both x's?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes x+x becomes 2x
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
then what?
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LilVeroDez13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
then you have 6,000 + 2x = 15,840.. u 6000 to both sides and get 2x = 9840.. now divide that by 2 and X = 4920
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
perfect, the distance is 4920 feet
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
to convert that to miles (optional in my opinion, but you never know), divide that by 5280
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LilVeroDez13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Divide 4920 and 5280?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes, if you want to convert to miles, but I like the answer in feet (it's a much cleaner number)
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LilVeroDez13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ahh i get what u mean :) Heyy sorry but could I bother u for one more. last one I promise :)
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no worries, i like helping, what's your question?
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LilVeroDez13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Thanks!!! theres just alot of problems I dont get.. and hate to ask :) But Im glad you like helping.. makes me feel better. Felt like I was askin for to much. Ray GL bisects angle FGM. Suppose angle FGL measures (6x +4)º while angle LGM measures (8x  4)º. What is the measure of angle FGM?
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dw:1348970673713:dw
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
thx for the drawing dw:1348967137392:dw
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
see how to get FGM ?
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LilVeroDez13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I add 6x +4 and 8x  4?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
exactly
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LilVeroDez13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
6x + 4 = 8x  4 14x + 4 = 4 Im stuck
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no you just add the two expressions
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
(6x+4)+(8x4) 6x+4+8x4 (6x+8x)+(44) 14x + 0 14x
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dw:1348967448292:dw
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LilVeroDez13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
:) Ohh.. and then?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
that's it, FGM is 14x degrees
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh wait, i just remembered that GL bisects FGM
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you're right (my bad) 6x + 4 = 8x  4 6x + 44 = 8x  4 4 6x = 8x  8 6x8x = 8x  88x 2x = 8 2x/(2) = 8/(2) x = 4
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so FGM = 14x FGM = 14*4 FGM = 56 So angle FGM is 56 degrees
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LilVeroDez13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Thanks!! its okk :) it makes sense now
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok great
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