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anab

  • 2 years ago

Draw and label the following: segment AB intersects segment CD at point M. M is the midpoint of both segments. If AM = x2 + 8x + 17 and MB = 12x + 14, find AB.

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  1. anab
    • 2 years ago
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    how does this work? been waiting 10 minutes and no response to my problem

  2. Mertsj
    • 2 years ago
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    |dw:1348965780164:dw|

  3. Mertsj
    • 2 years ago
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    If M is the midpoint of AB, what does that tell you about AM and BM?

  4. anab
    • 2 years ago
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    they are equal

  5. Mertsj
    • 2 years ago
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    Then set them equal and solve.

  6. anab
    • 2 years ago
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    so x = 3, 1

  7. Mertsj
    • 2 years ago
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    Good job.

  8. Mertsj
    • 2 years ago
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    Now find AB as the problem instructs.

  9. anab
    • 2 years ago
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    100 or 52

  10. anab
    • 2 years ago
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    I like how you ask questions!

  11. Mertsj
    • 2 years ago
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    Perfect.

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