anab
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.
Delete
Share
This Question is Closed
anab
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
how does this work? been waiting 10 minutes and no response to my problem
Mertsj
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
1
|dw:1348965780164:dw|
Mertsj
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
1
If M is the midpoint of AB, what does that tell you about AM and BM?
anab
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
they are equal
Mertsj
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
1
Then set them equal and solve.
anab
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
so x = 3, 1
Mertsj
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
1
Good job.
Mertsj
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
1
Now find AB as the problem instructs.
anab
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
100 or 52
anab
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
0
I like how you ask questions!
Mertsj
Best Response
You've already chosen the best response.
1
Perfect.